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I've been studying globular clusters in galaxies for a long time, and this is the first time I've ever seen this," said Michael Beasley, also of the Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias.
The study appeared in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society under the title "A detached stellar-mass black hole candidate in the globular cluster NGC 3201".
After many years of looking at the brighter globulars with truly remarkable results, I decided to pursue an observing program of fainter globular clusters that are largely ignored by most amateurs.
Terzan 5, 19 000 light-years from Earth in the constellation of Sagittarius (the Archer) and in the direction of the galactic centre, has been classified as a globular cluster for the forty-odd years since its detection.
The team, led by MPE's Maximilian Fabricius and including Texas' Eva Noyola, observed 11 globular clusters from the University of Texas at Austin's McDonald Observatory with the Harlan J.
Capricornus is home to the distinctive globular cluster NGC 7099, or Messier 30, also known as Bennet 128, which is situated about 3 degrees east of the magnitude 3.
The LMC is rich with many fascinating objects, including globular clusters, planetary nebulae and open clusters.
Globular clusters typically contain tens to hundreds of thousands of fiery suns.
Observations of the precession of the millisecond pulsar PSR B1516+O2B, located some 25,000 light-years away in the globular cluster M5, indicate that the pulsar most likely has a mass equivalent to about 1.
Proteins can be divided into two major categories: fibrous proteins and globular proteins.
Papers from joint discussions at a July 2003 meeting are organized in sections on non-electromagnetic windows for astrophysics, mercury, magnetic fields and helicity in the sun and heliosphere, astrophysical impact of abundances in globular clusters, and white dwarfs.
A schwannoma (acoustic neuroma or neurilemmoma) is a globular, firm, tan-yellow, solid to cystic neoplasm of nerve sheath (Schwann) cells.