Intergalactic Vista From A Lonely Star (artist's impression)

This is an artist's concept of the view of the nighttime sky from the surface of a hypothetical planet orbiting an "intergalactic" star in the Virgo cluster of galaxies, based on recent research with the Hubble Space Telescope.

This is an artist's concept of the view of the nighttime sky from the surface of a hypothetical planet orbiting an 'intergalactic' star in the Virgo cluster of galaxies, based on recent research with the Hubble Space Telescope.

Credit:

James Gitlin (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo9702a
Type:Artwork
Release date:14 January 1997, 19:00
Size:1500 x 1200 px

About the Object

Name:Virgo Cluster
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Illustration Images


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