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September 29, 1999 01:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-33

Hubble Captures a Grand View of the Birth of "Hefty" Stars

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Image: R136: A Cluster of Massive Stars in Nebula 30 Doradus

R136: A Cluster of Massive Stars in Nebula 30 Doradus

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Object Names: R136, 30 Doradus

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, John Trauger (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and James Westphal (California Intitute of Technology)

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Montage Image: A Grand View of the Birth of "Hefty" Stars — 30 Doradus Nebula Montage Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration A Grand View of the Birth of "Hefty" Stars — 30 Doradus Nebula MontagePRC1999-33a Star Cluster R136 in Nebula 30 Doradus Image Type: Astronomical Star Cluster R136 in Nebula 30 Doradus Star Cluster R136 in Nebula 30 Doradus Image Type: Astronomical Star Cluster R136 in Nebula 30 Doradus

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