Thursday, January 29, 2009

M79: Globular Cluster by Abiy Getachew

Messier 79(M79) is a globular cluster,a group of stars that are born relatively at the same time.It is located at a distance of 41,000 light years from the earth.The picture is taken on the night of January 28,2009.The straight line in the picture is the interception of the telescope's field of view by a satellite.

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