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Pumpkin space latte, anyone? Hubble captured this festive array of stars, Terzan 12, found…

Pumpkin space latte, anyone? Hubble captured this festive array of stars, Terzan 12, found…

A scattering of red-orange and blue stars fill the frame of the black background in space. Interstellar gas and dust at the center-right of the image is covering the star cluster and altering the view to see more red wavelengths. Credit: NASA, ESA, ESA/Hubble, Roger Cohen (RU)ALT

Pumpkin space latte, anyone? ☕

Hubble captured this festive array of stars, Terzan 12, found in the Milky Way about 15,000 light-years from Earth. The stars in this cluster are bound together by gravity in a sphere-like shape and are shrouded in gas and dust. As the starlight travels through that gas and dust to Earth, blue light scatters, leaving the redder wavelengths to come through.

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