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Star Formation in the Large Magellanic Cloud, variant

Star Formation in the Large Magellanic Cloud, variant

Edited European Southern Observatory image of a star forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Inverted grayscale variant. (This version makes the nebula look like one of those odious Ewoks from The Return of the Jedi.)

Original caption: This dazzling region of newly-forming stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) was captured by the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The relatively small amount of dust in the LMC and MUSE’s acute vision allowed intricate details of the region to be picked out in visible light.

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Photo taken on 10 February 2019 (© sjrankin / Flickr)

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 lha 120-n 180b, 10 february 2019, edited, eso, european southern observatory, nebula, stars, star formation, large magellanic cloud, galaxy, grayscale
 

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