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globular

[′gläb·yə·lər]
(petrology)
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The galaxy's current state can be determined by the globular cluster of stars surrounding it.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Astronomers have been fascinated with globular clusters ever since they were first observed in 17th century.
IANS Astronomers have discovered a star in a massive globular cluster that appears to be orbiting an inactive and invisible black hole about four times the mass of the Sun.
Today we know that regions of interstellar dust dramatically dim the light of distant stars, and the vast distances to globular clusters, especially those embedded in the galactic disk, allow the dust to do its mischief.
This stellar system resembles a globular cluster, but is like no other cluster known.
Globular clusters orbit most galaxies, including our own Milky Way.
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.
LOS ANGELES (CyHAN)- This is a zoom into a simulated model of the globular star cluster Omega Centauri.
47 Tucanae (NGC 104) - This impressive globular cluster can be found inside the SMC.
The globular cluster Messier 28 sits just one degree northwest of Lambda, and the two can share a field of view if you use an eyepiece that gives a magnification of 40x or less.
The team restricted its 18-year study to those pulsars that reside in Milky Way globular clusters--crowded concentrations of several hundred thousand stars.
In this experiment polyalanine was folded into globular, sheeted and helical structures through the use of carbon nanotubes.