The star cluster NGC 3766

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This pan video gives a close-up look at a spectacular group of young stars — the open star cluster NGC 3766 in the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). Very careful observations of these stars by a group from the Geneva Observatory using the Swiss 1.2-metre Leonhard Euler Telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile have shown that 36 of the stars are members of a new and unknown class of variable star.

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Id:eso1326b
Release date:12 June 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1326
Duration:56s

About the Object

Name:NGC 3766
Type:• X - Star Clusters

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