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January 9, 2006 10:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-03

Mystery Solved: High-Energy Fireworks Linked to Massive Star Cluster


Image: Spitzer Color Composite

Spitzer Color Composite

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Image Type: Astronomical

Credit for Spitzer Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech, D. Figer (Space Telescope Science Institute/Rochester Institute of Technology), E. Churchwell (University of Wisconsin, Madison) and the GLIMPSE Legacy Team


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Montage Image: A Hidden, Massive Star Cluster Awash with Red Supergiants Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration A Hidden, Massive Star Cluster Awash with Red SupergiantsPRC2006-03a 2MASS Color Composite Image Type: Astronomical 2MASS Color Composite

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