With the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), an international research team connected to the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has once again captured impressive images. This time, the images show a region of newly formed stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. Due to the usually very dusty environment, such areas are less visible, but the relatively small amount of dust in the LMC and and MUSE’s acute vision allowed intricate details of the region to be picked out in visible light.

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