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