Posts Tagged ‘NGC 2060’

Many Faces in Doradus

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)

Many faces hide around the star clus­ter NGC 2060 in this image from the NASA/ESA Hub­ble Space Tele­scope.

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A Glittering Panorama


The legs of a spi­der shine in the light of sev­eral mil­lion stars in this new NASA/ESA Hub­ble Space Tele­scope image of 30 Doradus and the Taran­tula Neb­ula.

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The ancient peo­ples saw pic­tures in the sky. From those pat­terns in the heav­ens, ancient sto­ry­tellers cre­ated leg­ends about heroes, maid­ens, drag­ons, bears, cen­taurs, dogs and myth­i­cal crea­tures…
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