September 27, 2010
To assemble deep-field surveys, astronomers take many separate exposures with the Hubble Space Telescope that range from about 10 to 30 minutes in duration.
To create this image of 30 Doradus, a star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud, astronomers with the Hubble Space Telescope stacked exposures taken through different filters. The data depict light captured through ultraviolet to visible and Hydrogen-alpha filters.
Photo by NASA/ESA/F. Paresce (INAF-IASF)/R. O'Connell (UVA)/Wide Field Camera 3 Science Oversight Committee
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