Sep 11

Young stars take a turn in the spotlight

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)

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