Panning on NGC 2074

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Panning on the nebula and star cluster NGC 2074 in the nearby constellation Large Magellanic Cloud. It lies about 170 000 light-years away near the Tarantula nebula, one of the most active star-forming regions in our Local Group of galaxies. This Hubble image was release to mark the milestone of Hubble's 100 000th orbit around Earth on 11 August 2008.


ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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Release date:11 August 2008, 07:00
Related releases:heic0816

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Type:• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
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