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NGC 602 is a young, bright open cluster of stars located in the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. Radiation and shock waves from the stars have pushed away much of the lighter surrounding gas and dust that compose the nebula known as N90, and this in turn has triggered new star formation in the ridges (or "elephant trunks") of the nebula.

NGC 602 is a bright open cluster of stars located in the SMC, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. Radiation & shock waves from the stars have pushed away much of the lighter surrounding gas & dust that compose the nebula known as

NGC 6188 is an emission nebula located about 4,000 light years away in the constellation Ara. The bright open cluster NGC 6193, visible to the naked eye, is responsible for a region of reflection nebulosity within NGC 6188.

NGC 6188 is an emission nebula located about 4000 ly away in the constellation Ara. The bright open cluster NGC visible to the naked eye, is responsible for a region of reflection nebulosity w/in NGC 6188

Star cluster NGC 2074, lying about 170,000 light-years away near the Tarantula Nebula, observed by the Hubble Space Telescope.

The Seahorse of the Large Magellanic Cloud Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio (STScI) Explanation: It may look like a grazing seahorse, but the dark object toward the image right is actually a pillar of smoky dust about 20 light years long.