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August 16, 2012 10:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2012-35

Hubble Watches Star Clusters on a Collision Course


Image: Merging Clusters in 30 Doradus (Non-annotated)

Merging Clusters in 30 Doradus (Non-annotated)STScI-PRC2012-35

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Object Names: 30 Doradus, 30 Dor, Tarantula Nebula

Image Type: Astronomical

Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and E. Sabbi (ESA/STScI)

Acknowledgment: R. O'Connell (University of Virginia) and the Wide Field Camera 3 Science Oversight Committee


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