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IC 3506 in the Virgo cluster of galaxies

IC 3506 in the Virgo cluster of galaxies


Date: 05 August 2008
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: IC 3506
Copyright: ESA, NASA and E. Peng (Peking University, Beijing)

Virgo cluster galaxy IC 3506.

Hubble's "eye" is so sharp that it was able to pick out the fuzzy globular clusters, which, at that distance, look like individual stars bunched up around the galaxies, instead of groupings of stars.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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