One square degree image of the Tarantula Nebula and its surroundings. The spidery nebula is seen in the upper-centre of the image. Slightly to the lower-right, a web of filaments harbours the famous supernova SN
The image depicts a violent merger between the spiral galaxy NGC 2936 (penguin) and elliptical galaxy NGC 2937 (egg). Together, the merger is known as ARP located about 326 million light-years from Earth.