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R136: "The largest stellar nursery in our local galactic neighborhood."

In the center of star-forming region 30 Doradus lies a huge cluster of the largest, hottest, most massive stars known. These stars, known collectively as star cluster were captured above in visible light by the Wide Field Camera peering through the r

Thor’s Helmet

Thor’s Helmet Nebula - NGC 2359 (also known as Thor's Helmet) is an emission nebula in the constellation Canis Major. The nebula is approximately light-years away and 30 light years in size. The central star is the Wolf-Rayet star HD 56925