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.
(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
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.