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47 Tucanae

March 31, 2003
The globular cluster 47 Tucanae. This cluster, seen near the Small Magellanic Cloud in the sky, and at a distance of 4.6 kpc (15000 light years) from us and 7.3 kpc (23800 light years) from the Galactic Center, likely contains about 1 million stars. 1999 Feb 17-23