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September 4, 2003 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2003-24

Celestial Composition

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Image: Star Clusters and Distant, Red Galaxies Near Edge of Galaxy NGC 3370

Star Clusters and Distant, Red Galaxies Near Edge of Galaxy NGC 3370

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A region on the edge of the galaxy shows bright blue clusters of young, massive stars as well as distant, red background galaxies shining through.

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, The Hubble Heritage Team and A. Riess (STScI)

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The above image is part of a montage:

Montage Image: Details from ACS Image Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Details from ACS Image Center of Galaxy NGC 3370 Shows Dust Lanes and Uncommonly Ill-Defined Nucleus Image Type: Astronomical Center of Galaxy NGC 3370 Shows Dust Lanes and Uncommonly Ill-Defined Nucleus Blue Star Clusters and Distant Galaxies Near Edge of Galaxy NGC 3370 Image Type: Astronomical Blue Star Clusters and Distant Galaxies Near Edge of Galaxy NGC 3370 A Bright Galaxy Interacts With a Companion (Details from Image of NGC 3370) Image Type: Astronomical A Bright Galaxy Interacts With a Companion (Details from Image of NGC 3370) Warped, Edge-On Spiral Galaxy (Details from Image of NGC 3370) Image Type: Astronomical Warped, Edge-On Spiral Galaxy (Details from Image of NGC 3370) Merging Blue Galaxies (Details from Image of NGC 3370) Image Type: Astronomical Merging Blue Galaxies (Details from Image of NGC 3370)

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