October 16, 2016

Open Star Cluster NGC 265

Open Star Cluster NGC 265

Hubble has captured the most detailed image to date of the open star cluster NGC 265 in the Small Magellanic Cloud.

The image taken with the Advanced Camera for Surveys onboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope show a myriad of stars in crystal clear detail. The brilliant open star cluster, NGC 265, is located about 200,000 light-years away and is roughly 65 light-years across.

Image Credit: European Space Agency & NASA

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