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News Release 275 of 967

August 5, 2008 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2008-30

Globular Clusters Tell Tale of Star Formation in Nearby Galaxy Metropolis

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Image: Fujii Constellation Image of Virgo/Coma

Fujii Constellation Image of Virgo/Coma

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The Virgo cluster of galaxies is located about 54 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Virgo. Virgo and other nearby constellations are seen in this ground-based image taken by Akira Fujii.

Image Type: Astronomical/Illustration

Credit: A. Fujii and Z. Levay (STScI)

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