The Tarantula’s web

Ron Brecher and Carlos Sagan, taken from CopiapĆ³ in the Atacama Desert, Chile

The expansive Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud is a region bursting with star formation and home to the star clusters NGC 2070 and 2060. This HaRGB image represents a total of 11.5 hours of exposure with a 4.2 inch refractor.