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30 Doradus

Image: NASA, ESA, and D. Lennon (ESA/STScI)

30 Doradus is a nebula located in the Southern Hemisphere in the heart of the Tarantula Nebula. It is the brightest, nearby star-forming region and home to the most massive stars in our cosmic neighborhood. The site has been a star-forming factory, creating stars at a furious pace for millions of years.