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Calibration image - NGC 1818

Gaia test image of the star cluster NGC 1818
A Gaia test image of the young star cluster NGC 1818 in the Large Magellanic Cloud, taken as part of calibration and testing before the science phase of the mission begins. The field-of-view is 212 x 212 arcseconds and the image is approximately oriented with north up and east left. The integration...
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