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  • Judi Lynn (5773 posts)
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    Hubble finds young super star cluster, giant star

    Hubble finds young super star cluster, giant star

    The Hubble Space Telescope has honed in on a super star cluster known as Westerlund 1, 15,000 light-years away from Earth.
    By Amy Wallace | March 10, 2017 at 11:27 AM

     

     

     

    The Hubble Space Telescope has returned images of the young star cluster Westerlund 1

    and one of the largest stars ever discovered, Westerlund 1-26.

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    March 10 (UPI) — NASA scientists have gotten a closer look at one of the largest stars ever discovered in a super star cluster, thanks to images from the Hubble Space Telescope.

    A new image from Hubble has revealed a young super star cluster called Westerlund 1, home to a gigantic star known as Westerlund 1-26.

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  • Selahedin (744 posts)
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    1. Wow, that is bigger than VY Canis Majoris.