Story: Night sky

47 Tucanae

47 Tucanae

47 Tucanae, a globular cluster of thousands of stars, lies to the side of the Small Magellanic Cloud.

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John Field and Maggy Wassilieff, 'Night sky - Galaxies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 May 2022)

Story by John Field and Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006