Hubble Space Telescope starstruck by a mysterious globular cluster (photo)

A celestial workhorse and its dedicated team of astronomers are at it again by delivering a hypnotic new image of a globular cluster and its infinite depth of stars.

But while a new image from the Hubble Space Telescope is stunning, there’s much more to this section of the heavens than the eye can see. The cluster, called Ruprecht 106, it’s also home to a great mystery of Sherlockian proportions — and the game’s afoot to unlock clues to the cluster’s enigmatic makeup, according to a statement (opens in new tab) from the European Space Agency, a partner on the observatory.



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