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NGC 6397

NGC 6397

Depicts: NGC 6397
Copyright: F. Paresce, ST ScI & ESA and NASA

A ground-based sky survey photograph of the globular cluster NGC 6397, one of the nearest and densest agglomerations of stars to Earth. The cluster is located 7,200 light-years away in the southern constellation Ara, and is one of 150 such objects which orbit our Milky Way Galaxy.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
18-Apr-2024 04:04 UT

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