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Amateur helps conduct symphony of colors in the Tarantula

12/29/2004 12:00AM

Amateur helps conduct symphony of colors in the Tarantula

The Tarantula is situated 170 000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) in the southern sky and is clearly visible to the naked eye as a large milky patch. Astronomers believe that this smallish irregular galaxy is currently going through a violent period in its life...


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