Central Area of the Tarantula Nebula Space Wallpaper

Central Area of the Tarantula Nebula 1600

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In this space wallpaper, the bright core of the Tarantula Nebula with the cluster of hot stars. Note also the wisps of luminous gas extending as "legs" from the central area - this is how the nebula got its creepy name. Image released June 7, 2002.

Credit: ESO

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