Region N11 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
June 25, 2010
This broad vista of young stars and gas clouds in our neighboring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud, was captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS). This region is named LHA 120-N 11, informally known as N11, and is one of the most active star formation regions in the nearby Universe. This picture is a mosaic of ACS data from five different positions and covers a region about six arcminutes across.
Topics: Virgo Supercluster, Local Group, Astronomy, Technology Internet, LH 95, Advanced Camera for Surveys, Stellar astronomy, Large Magellanic Cloud, Dorado constellation, Magellanic Clouds, Star formation, Galaxy, Hubble Space Telescope, ACS