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Large Magellanic Cloud

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On September 8, 2013 @ 6:30 am In Science,Weekend | Comments Disabled

Astronomers have caught two clusters full of massive stars that may be in the early stages of merging. The clusters are 170,000 light-years away in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy to our Milky Way.
Source: hubblesite.org [1] via Buzzfeed [2]


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[1] hubblesite.org: http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2012/35/full/

[2] Buzzfeed: http://www.buzzfeed.com/donnad/18-astounding-hubble-photos-released-in-2012

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