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NGC 602

Posted: July 2nd, 2015, 5:42 pm
by Christopher K.
Dr. Don Goldman captured the cluster NGC 602, which actually doesn't reside in the Milky Way but in the Small Magellanic Cloud. The cluster's young stars probably have a lot of energetic radiation. The cluster is in the constellation Hydrus and is never visible from Baton Rouge.

7 March 2015 APOD:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap150307.html