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Fraser
2012-Aug-12, 04:10 PM
Looking like diamonds in the sky, this lovely astrophoto shows Ptolemy’s Cluster, or Messier 7, a very bright open star cluster easily visible with the naked eye near the tail of Scorpius. Taken by photographer Sky Viking on Flickr, this beautiful, glittering cluster is about 980 light years away from Earth and has some 80 [...]

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