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Monster Triplets Inhabit the Lobster Nebula

That is NCG 6357, also sometimes called the Lobster Nebula. It’s a massive star-forming cloud around 8000 light years away, located in the constellation of Scorpius. The picture was taken by the amazing VISTA (Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy), located in Paranal, Chile.

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