Omega Centauri


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Noun1.Omega Centauri - a global cluster in the constellation CentaurusOmega Centauri - a global cluster in the constellation Centaurus
Centaurus, Centaur - a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross
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Now a direct demonstration of the rotation of the southern cluster Omega Centauri has been announced by the Astronomer Royal, R.
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.
Omega Centauri (NGC 5139) - This is the largest and brightest globular cluster in the sky.
The brightest globular cluster, readily visible to the naked eye, is Omega Centauri.
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 two greatest globular clusters lie in the southern hemisphere, Omega Centauri and 47 Tucana.
The team finds that this cluster, Omega Centauri, is the nucleus of a small galaxy swallowed by the Milky Way.
A burst of stardust against the black velvet of space, the Omega Centauri cluster is a favorite object of observers and astro imagers alike.
7 light-years away; it could be the remnant of a tidally stripped galaxy whose surviving core might be the globular cluster Omega Centauri.
Omega Centauri 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.
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.