30 Doradus (WFPC2 and NICMOS)
These are two views of a highly active region of star birth located northeast of the central cluster, R136, in 30 Doradus. The orientation and scale are identical for both views.
This is a composite of images in two colours taken with the Hubble Space Telescope's visible-light camera, the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2).
The is a composite of pictures taken through three infrared filters with Hubble's Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS).Credit:
NASA/ESA/Nolan Walborn ( Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, Md.) and Rodolfo Barba (La Plata Observatory, La Plata, Argentina), NASA/ESA/John Trauger (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif.) and James Westphal (California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif.)