Bubbles and baby stars

This image is a screen shot from Hubblecast 37 featuring a spectacular new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image — one of the largest ever released of a star-forming region. It highlights N11, part of a complex network of gas clouds and star clusters within our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud. This region of energetic star formation is one of the most active in the nearby Universe. Read more about it in the press release heic1011.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and Jesús Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain)

About the Image

Id:ann1006a
Type:Observation
Release date:22 June 2010, 11:00
Related announcements:ann1006
Size:1280 x 720 px

About the Object

Name:LHA 120-N 11, N11
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:170000 light years

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
435 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
550 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
R
660 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
R
658 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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