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Omega Centauri litho preview

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Core of Omega Centauri (NGC 5139) lithograph
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preview of Globular Cluster M80 lithograph


  • Photo taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
    This image from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals a small region inside the massive globular cluster Omega Centauri, which boasts nearly 10 million stars.
  • Facts of interest about the image
    This colorful assortment of 100,000 stars residing in the crowded core of the cluster is one of the first images taken by the new Wide Field Camera 3.
  • Classroom activity
    Included is an inquiry-based classroom activity that focuses on the image and text.

PDF of Core of Omega Centauri (NGC 5139) lithograph (10.1MB)

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Omega Centauri litho preview