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Title:Snowstorm of Stars
Notes:These stars make up the globular cluster Messier 79, located about 40,000 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Lepus (The Hare). Globular clusters are gravitationally bound groupings of up to one million stars. It contains about 150 000 stars. Astronomer-photographers: S. Djorgovski (Caltech) and F. Ferraro (University of Bologna).
Date:2017
Object/Function:Photograph

Scripture:Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
Lectionary links:CLent02
General Subject:Star
Heaven
Word (The)
Vision
Light

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Record Number:56825 Last Updated: 2020-11-20 16:27:36 Record Created: 2019-03-05 14:51:49
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