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News Release 285 of 949

January 8, 2008 02:00 PM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-02

Hubble Finds that "Blue Blobs" in Space Are Orphaned Clusters of Stars

All images from this news release:

Location of the Blue Blobs in Galaxy Group Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Location of the Blue Blobs in Galaxy GroupPRC2008-02a
Dwarf Galaxy Holmberg IX Image Type: Astronomical Dwarf Galaxy Holmberg IXPRC2008-02b
Hubble View of Arp's Loop Image Type: Astronomical Hubble View of Arp's Loop
GALEX View of M81-M82 Group Image Type: Astronomical GALEX View of M81-M82 Group
Ground-based View of M81-M82 Group Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Ground-based View of M81-M82 Group
Location of the M81/M82 Galaxy Group on the Sky Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration Location of the M81/M82 Galaxy Group on the Sky