Star Cluster NGC 265
Star Cluster NGC 265
Star Cluster NGC 265
Star Cluster NGC 265

Star Cluster NGC 265

ASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image to date of the open star cluster NGC 265 in the Small Magellanic Cloud -- a sparkling set of gemstones in the southern sky. This image, taken with Hubble’s Advanced Camera for Surveys, show a myriad of stars in crystal clear detail. The brilliant open star cluster is located about 200,000 light-years away and are roughly 65 light-years across. The image were taken in October and November 2004.