Hot White Dwarf Shines in Young Star Cluster

Ground-based image of the Large Magellanic Cloud with the location of the HST/WFPC2 field indicated.


Rebecca Elson and Richard Sword, Cambridge UK, and NASA/ESA (Original WFPC2image courtesy J. Westphal, Caltech)

About the Image

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Release date:9 April 1998, 06:00
Size:660 x 1044 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 05240-6948, Large Magellanic Cloud, LMC, NGC 1818
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy

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