Less than 5[degrees] north of the splendid naked-eye globular cluster omega Centauri
lies this fascinating target.
VIII The anomalous giant branch of Omega Centauri
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 181, 591-598.
The image gallery includes images from Siegel's study of the Omega Centauri
star cluster, Penn State Research Associate Erik Hoversten's studies of galaxies near to our Milky Way Galaxy, and NASA Astronomer Stefan Immler's work on the early images captured by the Swift observatory.
G1 is quite a large globular cluster, more massive and with more stars than Omega Centauri
, which may suggest it is not a traditional globular at all, but perhaps the nucleus of a companion or captured dwarf galaxy.
jpg" alt="Colorful Stars Galore Inside Globular Star Cluster Omega Centauri
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope snapped this panoramic view of a colorful assortment of 100,000 stars residing in the crowded core of a giant star cluster.
The team finds that this cluster, Omega Centauri
, is the nucleus of a small galaxy swallowed by the Milky Way.
is the largest, brightest and most massive of our galaxy's retinue of 150 or so globular star clusters.
LOS ANGELES (CyHAN)- This is a zoom into a simulated model of the globular star cluster Omega Centauri
The brightest globular cluster, readily visible to the naked eye, is Omega Centauri
The two greatest globular clusters lie in the southern hemisphere, Omega Centauri
and 47 Tucana.
Astro's camera also revealed previously undetected features at the core of teh globular cluster Omega Centauri
, including the presence of some 1,300 blue stars.
Looking at the heart of Omega Centauri
, a globular cluster in the Milky Way, they have calculated how the stars there will move over the next 10,000 years.