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Our satellite galaxy and, in the background, galaxies that are far, far away

Our satellite galaxy and, in the background, galaxies that are far, far away

[CLICK ON IMAGE FOR HIGH RESOLUTION. Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team] Near the outskirts of the Small Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy some 200 thousand light-years distant, lies 5 million year young star cluster NGC 602. Surrounded by natal gas and dust, NGC 602 is featured in this stunning Hubble image of […]