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December 11, 2006 01:30 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-54

Heavyweight Stars Light Up Nebula NGC 6357

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Image: Pismis 24 - Double Star

Pismis 24 - Double Star

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Object Names: Pismis 24, NGC 6357, Cl Pismis 24

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and J. Maíz Apellániz (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía, Spain)

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Montage Image: Heavyweight Stars Light Up Nebula NGC 6357 Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Heavyweight Stars Light Up Nebula NGC 6357PRC2006-54 Pismis 24 and NGC 6357 Image Type: Astronomical Pismis 24 and NGC 6357 Pismis 24 Star Cluster Image Type: Astronomical Pismis 24 Star Cluster

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