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Picture Of The Day - Omega Centauri

Published by Klaus Schmidt on Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:07 pm via: source
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(NASA) – NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope snapped this panoramic view of a colorful assortment of 100,000 stars residing in the crowded core of a giant star cluster. This is one of the first images taken by the new Wide Field Camera 3 that was installed aboard Hubble in May 2009 during Servicing Mission 4, which can snap sharp images over a broad range of wavelengths.

Image Credit: NASA

Image Credit: NASA

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