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GLOBULAR STAR CLUSTERS
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CONSTELLATION
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BLACK HOLES
GROUPS
HUNDREDS
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OPHIUCHUS
MILKY WAY GALAXY
LIST
MESSIER CATALOGUE
HANDFUL
INTERACTING GALAXIES
STAR SYSTEMS
SAGITTARIUS
DEEP-SKY OBJECTS
MESSIER CATALOG
YOUNG
GALAXY
CLOUDS
GLOBULAR CLUSTERS
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Definitions

  1. Star clusters are especially plentiful in an enormous ring about 150,000 light-years across. (Web site)
  2. Star clusters are groups of stars which are gravitationally bound. (Web site)
  3. Star clusters are groupings of stars held together by a common gravitational bond.
  4. Super star clusters are groups of hundreds of thousands of very young stars packed into an unbelievably small volume. (Web site)
  5. Open star clusters are collections of tens to hundreds of stars occupying a relatively close area. (Web site)

Search

  1. This is certainly true when travelling between the stars in search of star clusters, nebulae, galaxies and such.

Individual

  1. Individual stars in star clusters and associations provide an indispensable tool in gauging distances within the Galaxy. (Web site)

Star Visible

  1. Every star visible to the unaided eye under the clearest skies -- down to magnitude 6.5 -- is charted along with star clusters, nebulae and galaxies.

Low Star Density

  1. With a low star density, these galaxies often resemble star clusters rather than galaxies. (Web site)

Massive Globular Clusters

  1. Future studies of these most massive globular clusters will explore connections between the formation processes for star clusters and galaxies. (Web site)

Kenneth Glyn Jones

  1. This error was in turn picked up by Kenneth Glyn Jones in Messier's Nebulae and Star Clusters.

Numerous Star Clusters

  1. Astronomers generally believe that the giant bar funnels the gas to the inner ring, where stars are formed within numerous star clusters.

Blue Star Clusters

  1. Prominent spiral arms traced by dark dust lanes and blue star clusters lend this galaxy its popular name of the Southern Pinwheel.

Bright Blue Star Clusters

  1. It reveals the bright blue star clusters and intricate winding dust lanes which are hallmarks of this class of galaxies. (Web site)

Super Star Clusters

  1. The new image allows astronomers to better distinguish between the stars and super star clusters created in the collision of two spiral galaxies.

Center

  1. The star clusters then sink to the center of the galaxy, where the intermediate-mass black holes merge to form a supermassive black hole. (Web site)
  2. The center of the magnificent barred spiral galaxy NGC 1512 reveals a stunning 2,400 light-year-wide circle of infant star clusters. (Web site)

Shows

  1. It shows about 20,000 sources, dominated by hot, young stars and dense star clusters that radiate strongly in energetic ultraviolet light. (Web site)

Variable

  1. You will become acquainted with double stars, variable stars, star clusters, nebulae and galaxies. (Web site)

First Time

  1. Many of the stars, star clusters, and nebulae in the image are seen clearly resolved for the first time. (Web site)

Globular Star Clusters

  1. Globular star clusters contain the oldest stars in the universe. (Web site)

Observation

  1. This observation is important because a valuable test of the stellar evolution models is the comparison of the models with star clusters. (Web site)

Compact

  1. Our AstroView 120ST is a compact, rich-field refractor designed for observation of nebular clouds, star clusters, and even galaxies.

Photographs

  1. It contains several nebulae and star clusters which can be seen in photographs and through telescopes. (Web site)

View

  1. View a variety of detailed color photographs of space, from Nebulae, to Star Clusters and Galaxies.
  2. View a million stars along with 110 deep-space objects like galaxies, star clusters and nebulae, magnified up to 600,000 times.

Light

  1. Individual points of light are globular star clusters each containing several hundred thousand stars.
  2. Apart from being full of stars, it also contains numerous star clusters and nebulae, both light and dark. (Web site)

Explanation

  1. Explanation: The New General Catalog of star clusters and nebulae really isn't so new. (Web site)
  2. Explanation: Gathered at the center of this sharp skyview are the stars of Messier 67, one of the oldest known open star clusters. (Web site)

Newly

  1. The colors (which indicate differences in light intensity) map where newly born star clusters exist in both "dusty" and "clean" regions of the galaxy. (Web site)

Types

  1. The SAC Deep Sky Database contains information on over 10,000 star clusters, galaxies, and nebulae of all types. (Web site)

Various Types

  1. Besides simple stars, they typically contain various types of star clusters and nebulae. (Web site)

Constellation

  1. This constellation contains two Messier objects, both of which are globular star clusters, as well as a large number of binary stars. (Web site)
  2. Just cruise your instrument down through the center of the constellation, and you can run into many star clusters and swirls of stars.

Massive

  1. In M82, young stars are crammed into tiny but massive star clusters. (Web site)
  2. Its most dramatic features are a trail of stars about 280 thousand light-years long and massive, bright blue star clusters. (Web site)
  3. This spectacular nebula is energised by an exceptionally high concentration of massive stars, often referred to as super star clusters.

Black Holes

  1. To further understand these issues, it is now extremely important to search for black holes in other star clusters as well. (Web site)

Groups

  1. Star clusters or star clouds are groups of stars. (Web site)

Hundreds

  1. Globular star clusters contain hundreds of thousands to millions of stars and orbit around the Galaxy in a spherical halo surrounding it. (Web site)
  2. Globular star clusters, dense bunches of hundreds of thousands of stars, contain some of the oldest surviving stars in the Universe. (Web site)
  3. Both atlases include many hundreds of deep-sky targets — galaxies, star clusters, and nebulae — to hunt among the stars.

Sky

  1. But eta points the way to one of the finest star clusters in the sky, marked 1360 on the map.

Published

  1. Charles Messier's catalog of nebulae and star clusters, published in 1784, marked the start of a new era of deep-sky astronomy. (Web site)
  2. The Abell Catalog of rich star clusters was originally published in 1958 by George Ogden Abell who was studying at the California Institute of Technology.

Small

  1. We will view two small, but bright globular clusters, two open star clusters, and the grandest galaxy in the sky along with it's two companions.

Ophiuchus

  1. Ophiuchus also contains seven Messier objects, all of which are globular star clusters.
  2. There are two other star clusters in Ophiuchus, and within the limits of map No.

Milky Way Galaxy

  1. M15 is perhaps the densest of all (globular) star clusters in our Milky Way galaxy.
  2. This stellar swarm is M80 (NGC 6093), one of the densest of the 147 known globular star clusters in the Milky Way galaxy.

List

  1. The guy put together the ultimate "best of" list of galaxies, star clusters and nebulae. (Web site)

Messier Catalogue

  1. The "Messier catalogue" they compiled is now famous as the crème-de-la-crème list of star clusters, galaxies, etc.
  2. The Messier catalogue consists of 110 relatively bright deep space objects (galaxies, nebulae, and star clusters). (Web site)

Handful

  1. This was crucial for dwarf galaxies that have only a handful of star clusters". (Web site)

Interacting Galaxies

  1. Until now, super star clusters were only known to exist very far away, mostly in pairs or groups of interacting galaxies. (Web site)

Star Systems

  1. Galaxies can also contain many multiple star systems, star clusters, and various interstellar clouds.

Sagittarius

  1. Consequently, Sagittarius contains many star clusters and nebulae.

Deep-Sky Objects

  1. Deep-sky objects such as star clusters and nebulae began to draw attention as soon as telescopes were pointed to the night sky. (Web site)
  2. You'll also learn about several types of deep-sky objects: star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies. (Web site)

Messier Catalog

  1. These catalog entries were later identified as star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies and became the Messier Catalog. (Web site)
  2. This mosaic of the globular cluster M15 (fifteenth object in the Messier catalog of star clusters and nebulae) contains over 30,000 stars.

Young

  1. This is the first time that young star clusters have been detected along the tidal tails in interacting galaxies.
  2. The dots in the spiral arms are young star clusters.
  3. About 10,000 light-years distant, both represent young, open star clusters formed in interstellar clouds and still embedded in glowing hydrogen gas.

Galaxy

  1. As Andromeda swings past our galaxy, the sky will grow increasingly jumbled with tattered lanes of dust, gas, and brilliant young stars and star clusters. (Web site)
  2. Amazingly, the black holes now found in star clusters, which are 10,000 times less massive than a galaxy, also obey this trend. (Web site)
  3. About one-fourth of the star clusters in our galaxy are actually invaders from other galaxies, according to a new paper.

Clouds

  1. Serious amateur astronomers and astrophotographers are usually aperture hungry to see faint galaxies, gas clouds and star clusters. (Web site)
  2. A comparison with other young star clusters confirms that massive young stars are responsible for hot gas clouds like the one seen in the Horseshoe Nebula. (Web site)

Globular Clusters

  1. The constellation contains many nebulae and globular clusters, and open star clusters.
  2. Surrounding the main disc of the Galaxy are a halo of star clusters known as Globular Clusters. (Web site)
  3. RR Lyrae are found in old star clusters called globular clusters and in the stellar halo part of our galaxy. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Information > Science > Astronomy > Nebulae
  2. Astronomy > Universe > Stars > Globular Clusters
  3. Science > Astronomy > Universe > Galaxies
  4. Science > Astronomy > Astronomical Objects > Messier Objects
  5. Spiral Arms

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