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07.02.15

Cosmic Sparklers

This new composite image of stellar cluster NGC 1333 combines X-rays from NASAs Chandra X-ray Observatory (pink); infrared data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope (red); and optical data from the Digitized Sky Survey and the National Optical Astronomical Observatories Mayall 4-meter telescope on Kitt Peak near Tucson, Arizona.