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An incredible 19,000 light years away, in the Sagittarius constellation, lies a brilliant star cluster unlike any other. A new analysis indicates that Terzan 5 is a "fossil relic" from the formation of the Milky Way -- and it could help us piece together our cosmic origin story.

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An incredible 19,000 light years away, in the Sagittarius constellation, lies a brilliant star cluster unlike any other. A new analysis indicates that Terzan 5 is a "fossil relic" from the formation of the Milky Way -- and it could help us piece together our cosmic origin story.