Hubble Observes NGC 6397 in Our Milky Way (Artist's Concept)
Hubble Observes NGC 6397 in Our Milky Way (Artist's Concept)
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News release ID: STScI-2006-37
Release Date: Aug 17, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
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Globular star cluster NGC 6397 is one of the closest such clusters to Earth. It lies out of the plane of our galaxy and in the direction of the galactic center.


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Globular Clusters, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Star Clusters, Stars, White Dwarfs

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Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Feild (STScI)