Tarantula nebula


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Tarantula nebula

(tă-ran -chŭ-lă) See 30 Doradus.
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The stars can be difficult to detect because, while they do have larger masses than other stars, they also have shorter lives, meaning there's less time for observation this is why the researchers focused directly on the Tarantula Nebula and the stars within it.
Contributing Editor GREG BRYANT has been observing the Tarantula Nebula ever since the adjacent Supernova 1987A burst on the scene.
None of the stars identified have unseated R126a1, also in the Tarantula Nebula, as the most massive star in the known universe at more than 250 solar masses.
Also known as 30 Doradus, the Tarantula Nebula is a raucous region of star birth that resides 170,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small, satellite galaxy of our Milky Way.
Another complex group of objects is situated only 35 arc minutes south of the great Tarantula nebula in the LMC.
Many of my fellow travelers had never had the opportunity to enjoy Southern showpieces such as 47 Tucanae, the Tarantula Nebula, and the Jewel Box cluster.
In particular, the infrared sensitivity of NASA's planned James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will allow astronomers to look deep into the regions of the Tarantula Nebula that are obscured in visible-light photographs.
The brightest patch within the LMC, visible to the naked eye, is NGC 2070, the Tarantula Nebula.
The stellar nursery, known as the Tarantula nebula, lies in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy.
He concludes that this spot is probably an immense cluster of O-type stars inside a giant H II region, something like the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Washington, April 18 ( ANI ): NASA and the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore have released a new image of 30 Doradus, a star-forming complex located in the heart of the Tarantula nebula, in celebration of Hubble Space Telescope's 22nd anniversary.
An international team of astronomers has been using ESO's Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in Chile, to make a survey of the heaviest and brightest stars in the Tarantula Nebula, in the Large Magellanic Cloud.