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News Release 56 of 1039

May 14, 2015 01:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2015-16

Hubble Catches a Stellar Exodus in Action

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Image: Globular Cluster 47 Tucanae

Globular Cluster 47 TucanaeSTScI-PRC2015-16b

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Object Names: 47 Tuc, 47 Tucanae, NGC 104

Image Type: Astronomical

Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration

Acknowledgment: J. Mack (STScI) and G. Piotto (University of Padova, Italy)

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Montage Image: White Dwarfs Migrating from Globular Cluster 47 Tucanae's Core Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated White Dwarfs Migrating from Globular Cluster 47 Tucanae's CorePRC2015-16a Hubble 47 Tucanae - Visible+UV (crop) Image Type: Astronomical Hubble 47 Tucanae - Visible+UV (crop) Hubble 47 Tucanae - UV with White Dwarfs Marked (crop) Image Type: Astronomical Hubble 47 Tucanae - UV with White Dwarfs Marked (crop)

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