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NGC 602
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Near the outskirts of the Small Magellanic Cloud, lies the 5 million year old star cluster NGC 602. At the estimated distance of the Small Magellanic Cloud, the picture spans about 200 light-years, but an assortment of background galaxies are also visible in the sharp Hubble view. The background galaxies are hundreds of millions of light-years or more beyond the nebula.

Credit: NASA/Hubble Heritage.


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01/13/07 6:12 PM GMT
May I have your word that this is real and not any manipulation, fractal or any other humbug ? LOL
Am completely stunned [even if this is a manipulation !]
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With all my love and respect, Marzena
01/13/07 6:13 PM GMT
nope - it's real - fresh out of the can as they say, from the Hubble collection.
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A smart bomb is only as clever as the idiot that tells it what to do……si vis pacem para bellum.
01/13/07 6:13 PM GMT
Hey English boy. This is amazing. You realize how small you really are when you see such amazing images of the universe. Wonderous, isn't it?
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01/13/07 6:15 PM GMT
it is indeed :-)
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A smart bomb is only as clever as the idiot that tells it what to do……si vis pacem para bellum.
01/13/07 6:21 PM GMT
That's a superb image... and where can I get a camera like that lol.
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01/13/07 7:18 PM GMT
That camera only cost a few billion dollars. You should be able to afford it in a couple of hundred years. :-) I love going to Nasa for shots.
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'Tis nothing but a Magic Shadow-show, Play'd in a Box whose Candle is the Sun -omar khayyam
01/13/07 7:25 PM GMT
.....thought you was lost out there for a moment!
i love the hubble!!
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01/13/07 8:14 PM GMT
I saw this just yesterday and almost sent it to ya, I knew that you'd see it though. This one's a real beauty in my book. Good one Phil.
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01/14/07 2:18 AM GMT
yes i also love the hubble and all nasa creations thx for posting
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01/14/07 2:29 AM GMT
Starlight. starbright, the strangest star I have seen tonight!!
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01/14/07 12:01 AM GMT
Wow what an amazingly beautiful photo, saw this in the vb and gave the highest marks just had to come and take another look !!

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01/14/07 7:02 PM GMT
When I look at such awesome sights it gives me pause. We are surrounded with such amazing beauty. Thank you Phil for posting this wonder!
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"God is my only hope and the source of my joy" Henri Nouwen
01/15/07 12:00 AM GMT
This is just .... beautifull :)
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01/30/07 4:56 AM GMT
Simply amazing.

It's things like this that make you realize how insignificant you ought to be in the grand scheme of things, and just how big God is.
I mean think of it. A God who could create everything in a universe so large we haven't seen the ends of it, down to the last piece of galactic dust, simply by speaking. A God bigger than all of it put together, powerful beyond all imagining, and he cares what happens to me. Cared enough to die in my place.
What an amazing thought.

Praise God for his amazing and wonderful Creation. What majesty.

And thank you Phil, for giving us the opportunity to glimpse this piece of his creation.

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Creation sings His majesty. You cannot see a sunrise, and doubt His existence. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~Christian Of Caedes~~
02/01/07 12:06 AM GMT
I agree with everything Caiden said. Faved! And man, stunning work!
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03/20/07 5:59 AM GMT
Simply amazing
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10/01/07 11:09 PM GMT
I love pictures like these. They make the world seem big and interesting! I realy love it! My first favorite for this site!
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02/05/08 9:28 PM GMT
so amazing(:
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07/21/08 4:24 PM GMT
totaly cool
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08/21/09 4:00 PM GMT
gotta get my scope out of the mothballs!!!
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