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Picture Album: NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Hubble 25th Anniversary Image

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NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Hubble 25th Anniversary Image
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Hubble's 25th anniversary image features a giant, sparkling cluster of about 3,000 stars called Westerlund 2. The cluster resides in a raucous stellar breeding ground known as Gum 29, located 20,000 light-years away from Earth in the constellation Carina.

Credit: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A. Nota (ESA/STScI), and the Westerlund 2 Science Team

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