Massive young star clusters in the Milky Way

A giant nebula hosting one of the most prominent massive young clusters in the Milky Way is captured by The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. This is a splendid location for continued studies of stellar birth in star forming regions. This is an image of NGC 3603. Credit: • ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen) • Narration: Dr. Robert Fosbury • Design: Martin Kornmesser • Web Technical Support: Lars Holm Nielsen, Raquel Yumi Shida • Cinematographer: Peter Rixner (www.perix.de) • Script: Lars Lindberg Christensen, Will Gater • Executive Producers: Raquel Yumi Shida, Lars Lindberg Christensen • Director: Lars Lindberg Christensen/nDr. J is a German astronomer at the ESO. His scientific interests are in cosmology, particularly on galaxy evolution and quasars. Dr. J's real name is Joe Liske and he has a PhD in astronomy./nHubble European Space Agency Information Centre Garching/Munich, Germany • http://www.eso.org • http://www.spacetelescope.org • http://hubblesite.org . Att. Lars Lindberg Christensen, ESO office 011 Karl-Schwarzschild-Str. 2 DE-85748 Garching bei München Germany http://www.spacetelescope.org/

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