Thursday, November 1, 2012

NGC 6362

This colorful view of the globular cluster NGC 6362 was captured by the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-meter telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. This brilliant ball of ancient stars lies in the southern constellation of Ara (The Altar).

Photo credit: ESO

Note: For more information, see Stars Ancient and Modern?

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