E. OLSZEWSKI / U. ARIZONA / NASA / ESA / STSCI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY E. OLSZEWSKI / U. ARIZONA / NASA / ESA / STSCI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Open star cluster NGC 290. This cluster of young stars lies in the Small Magellanic Cloud, a dwarf galaxy orbiting our Milky Way. Spanning approximately 65 light years, the cluster is 200,000 light years from the Earth in the constellation Tucana. This photograph was taken by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST).
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