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July 26, 2001 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2001-21

Hubble's Panoramic Portrait of a Vast Star-Forming Region


Video: Zoom into 30 Doradus

Running Time: 15 seconds

Sequences begin with a ground-based view of the star-forming region 30 Doradus. Zoom into the Hubble Space Telescope image to view the central star cluster, R-136.

Credit: Greg Bacon and Zolt Levay (STScI)

Ground-based Image Credit: Copyright Anglo-Australian Observatory, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, David Malin Photo

HST Image Credit: NASA, N. Walborn and J. Maíz-Apellániz (STScI), R. Barbá (La Plata Observatory, Argentina)

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