Central region of our HST image of NGC 7252
Central region of our HST image of NGC 7252
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News release ID: STScI-1997-34
Release Date: Oct 21, 1997
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

In NGC 7252, where we had discovered ~40 globular clusters with the Hubble before its refurbishment, we have recently discovered ~500 globulars with the refurbished telescope. Each of bluish pointlike sources is a likely globular.


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Astronomical, Globular Clusters, Hubble Telescope, Star Clusters

Credits

Credit: B. Whitmore (STScI)