Terzan 1

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Terzan 1
A home for old stars.jpg
Terzan 1 image taken with the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 on board the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.[1]
Credit: NASA & ESA, Acknowledgement: Judy Schmidt (Geckzilla)
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Right ascension17h 35m 47.8s[2]
Declination−30° 28′ 11.0″[2]
Physical characteristics
Other designationsESO 455-23, Cl Haute-Provence 2, Cl VDBH 235, [KPS2012] MWSC 2635, C 1732-304, Cl Terzan 1, GCl 69
See also: Globular cluster, List of globular clusters

Terzan 1 is a globular cluster located around 20.000 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Scorpius. It is one of about 150 globular clusters belonging to the Milky Way. Terzan 1 is also an X-ray source.


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