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News Release 956 of 959

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 - Wide Field/Planetary Camera

Star Cluster R136 - Wide Field/Planetary CameraSTScI-PRC1990-32

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This unprocessed image, taken with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, yields stellar diameters of 0.1 arcsecond, allowing many more stars to be distinguished than in previous ground-based telescope images.

Object Name: R136

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and STScI

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The above image is part of a montage:

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 Image Type: Astronomical Star Cluster R136PRC1990-33 Star Cluster R136 - ESO 2.2m Telescope Image Type: Astronomical Star Cluster R136 - ESO 2.2m TelescopePRC1990-31

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