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Image of the Day: March 2013

If You Can See Me I Can See You

Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope/Coelum

Friday, March 29, 2013: M 79 globular cluster lies high above the disk of our Milky Way galaxy, making our view of it free of most foreground stars. Many distant galaxies float in the background of this field. A globular cluster consists of a dense group of stars gravitating around a host galaxy.

— Tom Chao

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Tom Chao
Tom Chao has contributed to SPACE.com as a producer and writer since 2000. As a writer and editor, he has worked for the Voyager Company, Time Inc. New Media, HarperCollins and Worth Publishers. He has a bachelor’s degree in Cinema Production from the University of Southern California, and a master’s degree from NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. To find out what his latest project is, you can follow Tom on Google+.