Tarantula Nebula captured by James Webb Space Telescope | USA TODAY #Shorts

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has captured stunning images of a "cosmic tarantula": the Tarantula Nebula.

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The nebula, officially called 30 Doradus, earned its spider nickname because "the region resembles a burrowing tarantula’s home, lined with its silk," NASA said Tuesday.

The Tarantula Nebula sits 161,000 light-years away from Earth, in the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy. Home to some of the biggest and hottest stars ever known, the Tarantula Nebula is the largest star-forming region within the galaxies closest to the Milky Way, according to NASA.

A nebula is a gigantic cloud of dust and gas in space. Some nebulae, like the Tarantula Nebula, are known as "star nurseries" because new stars form in the region. Other nebulae are created from explosions of a dying stars, NASA says.

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  1. WOW! Such Stunning sights within space, Gorgeous colours and structures!
    What an Excellent artist God is and incredibly busy with his paint brushes.

    I would love to see a capture of the Whirl Pool Galaxy please.
    DO NOT miss reading about the Whirl Pool galaxy IT IS mind blowing!
    And for all of you who read about the galaxy, THERE is a Direct connection of the galaxy and YOU.

    JB. East Surrey. UK.

  2. Amazing 👏 🙀 😯 the creator of Almighty Allah 🙌 👏 ❤ Allah kuasa makhluk tidak ada kuasa

  3. It’s amazing to see what the Lord God’s creation is; especially from outer space however still. The special types of clouds that are in space.

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