Jewel Box


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Jewel Box

(NGC 4755) A brilliant open cluster in the southern constellation Crux that contains over 100 stars of various colors, the brightest being the 6th-magnitude blue supergiant Kappa (κ) Crucis. It appears to be a young cluster of an estimated age of 10 million years, and is about 2400 parsecs away.
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The work will be shown within the landmark Jewel Box at the National YoungArts Foundation campus in Miami.
MoMA's curator of architecture, Barry Bergdoll, spoke with regret last year about how the small museum had been 'designed as a jewel box for folk art'.
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The Jewel Box may be visually colorful in images taken on Earth, but observing from space allows the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to capture light of shorter wavelengths than can not be seen by telescopes on the ground.
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FOR tarnish-free jewellery, place a small sachet of silica gel, often found in new handbags, into your jewel box to absorb moisture.
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