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TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists used streams produced by dissolving globular clusters to measure the weight of our galaxy and determine the location of the sun within the Milky Way.
ISLAMABAD -- Astronomers have discovered what may be the first known example of a globular cluster about to be born - an incredibly massive and extremely dense yet star-free cloud of molecular gas.
The event will also provide visitors an opportunity to look through telescopes at other celestial objects such as Saturn, Mars, double stars, globular clusters, nebula and other deep sky objects.
Globular clusters orbit most galaxies, including our own Milky Way.
He also made observations of the globular clusters [omega] Cen and 47 Tuc.
Etymology: From Greek macro (large, long), Latin tri (three) and Latin seta (bristle), which refers to the presence of two pairs of frontal setae and one pair of orbital setae that are greatly enlarged and have globular apexes.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered the largest known population of globular star clusters, an estimated 160,000, swarming like bees inside the crowded core of the giant grouping of galaxies known as Abell 1689.
12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered the largest known population of globular star clusters, an estimated 160,000, swarming like bees inside the crowded core of the giant grouping of galaxies known as Abell 1689.
Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers observed 47 Tucanae, a globular cluster approximately 16,700 light-years from Earth.
LOS ANGELES (CyHAN)- This is a zoom into a simulated model of the globular star cluster Omega Centauri.
I have a particular interest in globular clusters (GCs).
Thick Red Slipped ware forms include large and narrow-mouthed globular jars and pots and medium-sized handis (wide-mouthed, carinated cooking vessels with sloping upper sides and round bases), decorated with wavy lines, criss-cross incisions, herringbone patterns and chevrons.