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Inside The Tarantula Nebula
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Inside The Tarantula Nebula
The tarantula nebula is the remnants of an ancient supernova blast that painted a region of space with vibrant wisps of gas. This high resolution pan was compiled by Hubble.


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Posted by spock on May 18, 2011
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Posted by Tibor on May 19, 2011 at 8:45 am
The wispy arms of the Tarantula Nebula were originally thought to resemble spider's legs, giving the nebula its name.
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