The Lives of Stars, or Astronomers as Paparazzi

The yellow and red supergiants in the Large Magellanic Cloud are marked on an images of the LMC, taken to reveal the glowing interstellar gas around very hot stars. (LMC Image available from the NOAO Image Gallery) Image

Credit:

C. Smith, S. Points, the MCELS Team and NOAO/AURA/NSF

About the Image

Id:noao1201a
Type:Collage
Release date:April 16, 2012
Related releases:noao1201
Size:733 x 707 px

About the Object

Name:LMC
Category:Galaxies

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