The Southern Beehive Star Cluster Seen in New Image!

The Southern Beehive — or NGC 2516 — seen in a new image from The Cosmic Companion, created with Telescope Live!

Nearly 1,300 light years from Earth, in the southern constellation of Carina, the open star cluster NGC 2516 shines from the light of thousands of stars.



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