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August 17, 2006 02:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-37

Hubble Sees Faintest Stars in a Globular Cluster

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Image: Hubble Observes NGC 6397 in Our Milky Way (Artist's Concept)

Hubble Observes NGC 6397 in Our Milky Way (Artist's Concept)

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Globular star cluster NGC 6397 is one of the closest such clusters to Earth. It lies out of the plane of our galaxy and in the direction of the galactic center.

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Credit: NASA, ESA and A. Feild (STScI)

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