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The constellation Dorado

The turbulent star-forming factory known as 30 Doradus is located near the Southern Hemisphere constellation, Dorado. The word "dorado" is the Spanish name for dolphin-fish or swordfish.

Map showing location of 30 Doradus with respect to the Dorado constellation and the Large Magellanic Cloud

Space Telescope Science Institute, Graphics Dept.
Dorado drawing: From "Firmamentum Sobiescianum sive Uranographia," by Johannes Hevelius
NOTE: Alignment of Hevelius' drawing with stars in the Dorado constellation is approximate.