Frosty Trees in Omega Centauri

Frosty Trees in Omega Centauri

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News release ID: STScI-2001-33
Release Date: Nov 30, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
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Hubble peers into the center of a dense swarm of stars called Omega Centauri. Omega Centauri is a massive globular star cluster, containing several million stars swirling in locked orbits around a common center of gravity.

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Tags
Annotated, Artwork, Astronomical, Globular Clusters, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Star Clusters, Star Fields, Stars

Credits

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA);
Acknowledgment: A. Cool (SFSU)