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Terzan 1 (2014)

A quick globular for tonight. This is, as the name implies, Terzan‘s first globular cluster out of eleven total.

Some noteworthy facts about the cluster are available for perusal in this paper: cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/cgi-bin/nph-bib_query?bibcode=1999A%2…

Red: hst_05436_03_wfpc2_f814w_wf_sci
Green: Pseudo
Blue: hst_05436_03_wfpc2_f555w_wf_sci

North is NOT up. It is 44.3° counter-clockwise from up.

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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