Nov 11

30 Doradus and The Growing Tarantula Within

Source: Chandra

30 Doradus.
Image credits: X-ray: NASA/CXC/PSU/L.Townsley et al.;
Infrared: NASA/JPL/PSU/L.Townsley et al.

Chandra has taken another outstanding image this time of the star-forming region, 30 Doradus, is one of the largest located close to the Milky Way that is found in the neighboring galaxy Large Magellanic Cloud. About 2,400 massive stars in the center of 30 Doradus, also known as the Tarantula Nebula, are producing intense radiation and powerful winds as they blow off material.(read more)


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