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Super Star Cluster M82-F (2012)

This is a picture of a star cluster near the center of M82. M82 is also known as NGC 3034 or the Cigar Galaxy it is quite a popular target for astronomy studies and also just to photograph because it is visually striking.

Data used:
HST_9473_06_ACS_HRC_F435W_sci
HST_9473_06_ACS_HRC_F555W_sci
HST_9473_06_ACS_HRC_F814W_sci

Copyright information:
Hubble data is public domain, but I put a lot of work into combining it into beautiful color images. The minimal credit line should read: NASA / ESA / J. Schmidt

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