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April 4, 2006 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-13

Nearby Dust Clouds in the Milky Way

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Image: Ground-Based Image of the Star-Forming Region NGC 281

Ground-Based Image of the Star-Forming Region NGC 281

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This wide-field view of the star-forming region NGC 281 in the constellation Cassiopeia was taken with the WIYN 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, AZ.

Object Name: NGC 281

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: T.A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage and WIYN/AURA/NSF

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