galactic halo


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galactic halo

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galactic halo

n
(Astronomy) astronomy a spheroidal aggregation of globular clusters, individual stars, dust, and gas that surrounds the Galaxy
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Previous studies had discovered that the Galactic halo showed clear signs of being made up of two distinct stellar components, one dominated by bluer stars than the other.
The Milky Way is home to roughly 160 globular clusters, spread around the galactic halo and toward the central bulge.
Objective: "in the galactic halo the footprints of early hierarchical processes can be easily recognized, With some still observable events, Such as the merging between the sagittarius galaxy and the milky way.
Studying galactic halo could provide crucial insight into the formation and evolution of galaxies, but often, the first galaxies of the universe - those forming shortly after the Big Bang - are too far or faint to be observed.
They found that the new Milky Way satellite galaxies follow closely the DoS defined by the more luminous dwarfs, thereby further emphasizing the statistical significance of this feature in the Galactic halo. Angus, et al.
Ferriere, "Constraints from Faraday rotation on the magnetic field structure in the Galactic halo," Astronomy & Astrophysics, vol.
Once peripheral temperatures are sufficient to permit neutrino escape, a galactic halo can start to form.
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Jacobus Kapteyn discovered the star at the end of the 19th century belonging to the galactic halo and it is the second fastest moving star in the sky.