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Shimmerings
Enchanted Learning® Photoblog      Posted November 30, 2013   9:07 am

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Christmas Tree Cluster
 
Christmas Tree Cluster

The Christmas Tree Cluster (part of NGC 2264, in the constellation Monoceros) is an open star cluster about 2600 light-years away.

Even with light pollution in the city sky, you can see how the Christmas Tree Cluster got its name!
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Date taken: October 23, 2013
Place taken: Mercer Island, WA, USA
Mitchell Spector
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