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News Release 342 of 939

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: Location of ACS detail in NGC 6397

Location of ACS detail in NGC 6397

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Globular Cluster NGC 6397 taken in red light by the UK Schmidt Telescope of the Anglo-Australian Telescope. The green rectangle to the left and below the bright central of the cluster shows the location of the detailed image made by Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys.

Object Name: NGC 6397

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, Anglo-Australian Telescope, Digitized Sky Survey

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