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Contact: Christine Pulliam
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Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

Photo of HVGC-1 Star Cluster

Caption: The runaway star cluster HVGC-1 (circled) in a photo from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope. The cluster is zooming toward us at a speed of more than two million miles per hour.

Credit: CFHT

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