From the December 2009 issue

Have astronomers seen massive young clusters like the Milky Way’s Arches Cluster in other spiral galaxies?

James Smith, San Jose, California
By | Published: December 28, 2009 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
Antennae galaxies
This is a NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the Antennae galaxies. During the course of the collision, billions of stars will be formed. The brightest and most compact of these star birth regions are called super star clusters.
NASA/ESA/the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)/ESA

Yes. These clusters are harder to find in distant galaxies, but locating them is possible with modern observatories.