Hubble picture of Messier 75, taken with the telescope’s Advanced Video camera for Studies.
Credit: ESA/Hubble & & NASA, F. Ferraro et al.
This shimmering burst of stars is Messier75 It is a globular cluster: a round collection of stars bound together by gravity. Clusters like this orbit around galaxies and generally live in their external and less-crowded locations, collecting to form thick neighborhoods in the stellar suburban areas.
Messier 75 depends on our Galaxy galaxy in the constellation of Sagittarius (the Archer), around 67,000 light-years...