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Anne's Picture of the Day: Star Cluster NGC 602

December 31, 2012 NGC 602, an open star cluster in a star-forming cloud Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / AURA) NGC 602 is a young, bright open star cluster surrounded by N90, a star-forming cloud of natal gas and dust of about 90 light-years across, located some 196,000 light-years away [continue reading]