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The massive compact star cluster in NGC 3603 and its surroundings

The massive compact star cluster in NGC 3603 and its surroundings


Date: 02 June 2010
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 3603
Copyright: NASA, ESA and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

This view of the rich star formation region NGC 3603 and its massive compact central star cluster was taken with the Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The region that was studied in detail to detect the motion of stars within the cluster is shown as a box.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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