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Wishing Well Cluster

Football Cluster, C91, NGC 3532

Location of NGC 3532

The Wishing Well or Football Cluster is one of a host of star clusters in one of the most densely starred regions of the Milky Way.

An open star cluster in the constellation of Carina, lying more than a thousand light years from the Sun.

Image of NGC 3532

The night sky of a hypothetical gas giant orbiting the star HD 96564, which lies in the busy Wishing Well Cluster. This populous and ancient cluster of stars lies near the Carina-Centaurus border, and is easily visible with the naked eye.

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