Day 63

Day 63

Are these the diamonds in the sky that are with Lucy?

This brilliant young star cluster in our Milky Way would surely inspire a song. One of these giants is 80 times more massive and 2.5 million times brighter than the sun. 

“Called Trumpler 14, this cluster of stars is located 8,000 light-years away in a huge star-forming region known as the Carina Nebula. The cluster is only 500,000 years old and has one of the highest concentrations of bright, massive stars in the entire Milky Way.”

Image Credit: NASA/ESA/J. Maíz Apellániz (Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia, Spain)\_bday/july-29

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