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Date modified25-Jul-17 15:29
In The Begining

In The Begining

NASA and ESA are celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope's silver anniversary of 25 years in space by unveiling some of nature's own fireworks - a giant cluster of about 3,000 stars called Westerlund 2. The cluster resides inside a vibrant stellar breeding ground known as Gum 29, located 20,000 light-years away in the constellation Carina. This composition started with that image. all the "planets" and other effects were a product of my imagination.