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Glowing Storm in the Large Magellanic Cloud

2016-12-16 - This shot from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a maelstrom of glowing gas and dark dust within one of the Milky Way's satellite galaxies, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). This stormy scene shows a stellar nursery which contains many hot young stars. These stars are emitting intense ultraviolet light, which causes nearby hydrogen gas to glow. (Credits: NASA, ESA/Hubble)

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Photo taken on September 5, 2016

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