Heavy Stars Embedded in NGC 6357 - Universe Today
This Hubble photograph shows star cluster Pismis 24, which lies at the heart of emission nebula NGC 6357. The stars are some of the most massive ever seen in our galaxy, each of which weighs at least 100 times the mass of our Sun. Astronomers originally thought it was two stars, each of which exceeded … Continue reading "Heavy Stars Embedded in NGC 6357"