2MASS Color Composite
18,900 light-years (5,800 parsecs)
The science team that studied the star cluster consists of Don Figer, Space Telescope Science Institute/Rochester Institute of Techology; John MacKenty, Massimo Robberto, and Kester Smith, Space Telescope Science Institute; Francisco Najarro, Instituto de Estructura de la Materia in Madrid, Spain: Rolf Kudritzki, University of Hawaii in Honolulu; and Artemio Herrero, Universidad de La Laguna in Tenerife, Spain.
2MASS: J 1.25m, H 1.65m, and K 2.2m
IRAC: 1 3.6m, 2 4.5m, and 3 8.0m
Blue: 2MASS J 1.25m + IRAC 1 3.6m
Green: H 1.65m + IRAC 2 4.5m
Red: K 2.2m + IRAC 3 8.0m