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News Release 958 of 961

August 13, 1990 12:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1990-09

Hubble Space Telescope Photographs Extragalactical Stellar Nursery

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Image: Star Cluster R136

Star Cluster R136STScI-PRC1990-33

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Computer processing of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image sharpens the appearance of the cluster R136 by subtracting stellar halos introduced by spherical aberration in the HST optics.

Object Name: R136

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI

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Montage Image: HST and Ground-Based Telescope Photo of 30 Doradus Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration HST and Ground-Based Telescope Photo of 30 DoradusPRC1990-09a Star Cluster R136 - ESO 2.2m Telescope Image Type: Astronomical Star Cluster R136 - ESO 2.2m TelescopePRC1990-31 Star Cluster R136 - Wide Field/Planetary Camera Image Type: Astronomical Star Cluster R136 - Wide Field/Planetary CameraPRC1990-32

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