New Globular Cluster Found in Milky Way

ESO Press Release:

“Star Family Seen Through Dusty Fog”

Images made with ESO’s New Technology Telescope at La Silla by a team of German astronomers reveal a rich circular cluster of stars in the inner parts of our Galaxy. Located 30,000 light-years away, this previously unknown closely-packed group of about 100,000 stars is most likely a new globular cluster.

http://www.eso.org/outreach/press-rel/pr-2007/pr-12-07.html

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