Zoom and Pan into 30 Doradus (with narration and music)

About this video
Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds

This video is a zoom into the largest star-forming region in the satellite galaxy, Large Magellanic Cloud. At the heart of the small galaxy is the Tarantula nebula. Hubble unveils a rich tapestry of star birth and star destruction among its millions of stars. The video zooms into the core of the Tarantula nebula, which is a region called 30 Doradus that contains several young star clusters.

Dark Nebulas, Emission Nebulas, Features, Globular Clusters, HD Video, Nebulas, Open Clusters, Star Clusters, Supernova Remnants


NASA, ESA, M. Estacion, and G. Bacon (STScI);
Science: NASA, ESA, D. Lennon and E. Sabbi (ESA/STScI), J. Anderson, S. E. de Mink, R. van der Marel, T. Sohn, and N. Walborn (STScI), N. Bastian (Excellence Cluster, Munich), L. Bedin (INAF, Padua), E. Bressert (ESO), P. Crowther (University of Sheffield), A. de Koter (University of Amsterdam), C. Evans (UKATC/STFC, Edinburgh), A. Herrero (IAC, Tenerife), N. Langer (AifA, Bonn), I. Platais (JHU), and H. Sana (University of Amsterdam)

Publication: April 17, 2012

Learn more about this video in NewsCenter

HubbleSite's NewsCenter is the place to find the story behind this video, along with its original news release and all related material.