Source: ESO Photo Release eso1133
The brilliant star cluster NGC 2100 lies in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Image credits: ESO.
ESO’s New Technology Telescope (NTT) has captured a striking image of the open cluster NGC 2100. This brilliant star cluster is around 15 million years old, and located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a nearby satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. The cluster is surrounded by glowing gas from the nearby Tarantula Nebula.(read more)