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Caption: Westerlund 2 star cluster, footage based on Hubble Space Telescope (HST) imagery. Westerlund 2 is a compact young star cluster that is 1-2 million years old. It contains some of the hottest, brightest, and most massive stars known. It is located 20,000 light years from Earth, in the constellation Carina. This view was published as part of the celebrations in 2015 of 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).

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Westerlund 2 star cluster, HST footage

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