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NGC 2070 - Part of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)

Description of object:
Even short focal lengths are able to resolve single stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). The image shows a small piece of the LMC which contains the famous Tarantula Nebula (NGC 2070), many star clusters and further nebulae. A detailed view into the center of NGC 2070 was imaged in the same night with the CDK17.

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