Winter Wreath (NGC 6397)

Winter Wreath (NGC 6397)

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News release ID: STScI-2003-21
Release Date: Nov 30, 2006
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

Hubble views the core of globular star cluster NGC 6397, where stellar density is about a million times greater than in our Sun's stellar neighborhood. The stars here are only a few light-weeks apart, while the nearest star to our Sun is over four light-years away.

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Tags
American Astronomical Society Meeting, Artwork, Globular Clusters, Hubble Heritage, Hubble Telescope, Illustrations, Star Clusters, Star Fields, Stars, Variable Stars, White Dwarfs

Credits

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