Red Bubbles in Tarantula Nebula

The star that blows the material making this reddish bubble is thought to be 20 times more massive, 130 000 times more luminous, 10 times larger and 6 times hotter than our Sun. A possible fainter example of such a bubble is also visible just above the large red bubble in the image.

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ESO

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About the Image

Id:eso0613e
Type:Observation
Release date:7 April 2006
Related releases:eso0613
Size:411 x 543 px

About the Object

Name:30 Doradus, NGC 2070
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula
• X - Nebulae
Distance:170000 light years

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
485 nm Very Large Telescope
FORS1
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Very Large Telescope
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657 nm Very Large Telescope
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