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January 16, 1992 12:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-1992-02

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Discovers Young Star Clusters in Giant Galaxy

An American Astronomical Society Meeting Release

January 16, 1992: NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has provided intriguing new clues to cataclysmic events in the history of the peculiar galaxy NGC 1275, located approximately 200 million light-years from Earth.

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Investigators: Jon Holtzman (UCSC)1 Sandra M. Faber (UCSC), Edward Shaya (U. Maryland)) Tad R. Lauer (NOAO), Edward Groth (IAS, Princeton), Deidre Hunter (1owell Obs.) and the Wide Field Planetary Camera Instrument Team

Credit: J. Holtzman/NASA