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Omega Centauri

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NGC 5139 or commonly known as the Omega Centauri is considered to be the largest and brightest among other star clusters found and archived throughout the years. It is usually found in the southern skies or in the southern hemisphere and slowly moves up north during the season of spring.

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Omega Nebula

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The Omega nebula is a star-forming region in the constellation of Sagittarius. It is also called the Swan Nebula and the Horseshoe Nebula, as it takes the shape of both a swan and a horse shoe. It was discovered by Swiss astronomer Philippe Loys de Chéseaux in 1745-1746. It is just one of many galactic […]

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Trapezium Cluster

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Trapezium Cluster, also known as the Orion Trapezium cluster is a tight group of stars in the constellation of Orion and the center of the Orion Nebula. Galileo is credited with its discovery when he sketched the stars in 1617 although he did not notice the nebulosity.

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