Starbirth in the Early Universe

This Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image shows rich detail, previously only seen in neighboring star birth regions, in a pair of star clusters 166,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), in the southern constellation Doradus. The field of view is 130 light-years across and was taken with the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2.

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9440a
Type:Observation
Release date:17 October 1994, 05:00
Size:1502 x 1519 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud, NGC 1850
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:170000 light years

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