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globular

[′gläb·yə·lər]
(petrology)
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"What sort of shape can she think her body is?" This remark was called forth by a lady who came past them, waddling rather than walking, and leaning on the arm of a stout man with globular green eyes set in a fat white face.
In the 12-inch Dobsonian, M10 is a wonder, showing plenty of tiny stars and really "looking like a globular."
Washington, July 31( ANI ): The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has provided a delightful view of the crowded stellar encampment called Messier 68, a spherical, star-filled region of space known as a globular cluster.
Hurley, also of the museum, have used the dome to project their computer simulations of dense clouds of stars known as globular clusters.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Messier 3: containing an incredible half-million stars, this 8-billion-year-old cosmic bauble is one of the largest and brightest globular clusters ever discovered.
Unlike their globular cousins, open star clusters usually have fewer and younger stars.
IANS | Washington Using the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a dwarf galaxy in a globular cluster which is only 30 million light-years away.
I would imagine that binary stars exist within globular clusters.
These "globular clusters" are ancient collections of up to a million old stars with simple chemical compositions, tightly bound together by gravity.
The globular and full length forms of adiponectin exhibit different affinities for two adiponectin receptor (AdipoR1/R2) isoforms [18] and have been shown to mediate distinct effects [9,19].
The rare globular cluster Palomar 12 (named after the Palomar Observatory), situated relatively close to the Pisces Austrinus border, is around 60 000 light years distant.