30 Doradus (NGC2070)

Image of 30 Doradus
R/B-band color composite image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 16 arcminutes across.
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From Ashburn , 30 Doradus is not observable because it lies so far south that it never rises above the horizon.

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Name 30 Doradus (NGC2070)
Object type HII region
Other names
30 Doradus
The Tarantula Nebula
The True Lovers' Knot
The Looped Nebula
C 103[3]
NGC 2070[2]
Position
Constellation:Dorado
Magnitude:1.00 (V) [3]
5.00 (B) [2]
B-V Color (mag):-2.25
Right ascension:05h38m [2]
Declination:-69°06' [2]
Distance:52.0 kpc
169.5 klyr [1]
Derived quantities
Absolute mag (V):-17.58
Visibility from Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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