HST and Ground Based Telescope Photo
The accompanying illustration consists of four images of the remarkable cluster of tightly-packed young stars in the 30 Doradus Nebula, 160,000 light years from Earth in the Large Magellanic Cloud Galaxy.
Panel A (upper left) is a portion of a photograph made with the Wide Field/Planetary Camera on HST on August 3, 1990. The camera photographed four adjoining sky regions simultaneously, which are here assembled in a mosaic.
About the Image
|Release date:||13 August 1990, 06:00|
|Size:||1416 x 1261 px|
About the Object
|Name:||30 Dor, 30 Doradus Nebula, R136|
|Type:||• Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster|
• Local Universe : Nebula
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
|Distance:||170000 light years|
Colours & filters
|368 nm||Hubble Space Telescope|
|Optical||MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope|