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Picture Album: Pismis 24 and NGC 6357

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Pismis 24 and NGC 6357
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Two stars orbit one another in the core of the large emission nebula NGC 6357 in Scorpius, about 8,000 light-years away from Earth.

Credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain)

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