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NGC 300 - Detail 1

NGC 300 - Detail 1

Date: 30 September 2008
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 300
Copyright: NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton and B. Williams (University of Washington)

Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys shows individual as well as clusters of stars in the spiral galaxy NGC 300, located approximately 7 million light-years away from Earth. In this image, a dense swarm of stars, patches of dust, and a bright star cluster are visible, all located near the nucleus of the galaxy. Similar clusters are thought to be related to the formation of supermassive black holes.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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