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Galaxy cluster. Optical image of galaxy cluster ACO 3627. This cluster lies close to the plane of the Milky Way, and is in the direction of the 'Great Attractor' toward which our local galaxies appear to move. The smaller objects in this view are mostly foreground stars. This image was made with the Wide Field Imager (WFI) camera on the Max Planck Telescope, La Silla Observatory, Chile.
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