Tarantula Nebula, also known as NGC 2070, Doradus Nebula, Dor Nebula and 30 Doradus, is a nebula located inside The Dorado Constellation. Tarantula Nebula is located inside Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) and is 160 Thousand Light Years from Earth. Tarantula Nebula has a radius of 931 Light Years. Inside Tarantula nebula is a Supernova known as Supernova 1987A or SN 1987A. Tarantula Nebula was discovered by French Astronomer Nicolas-Louis de Lacaille around 1751 and 1753 in The Cape of Good Hope in Cape Town, South Africa.
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