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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.
So my question is: In globulars, where stars are close together, is there a lot of heat between them, or are they still far enough away from each other that it's still cold in between?
M22 owes its glory largely to the fact that it is one of the nearest globulars, about 10,000 light years distant.
A few words of caution: Extragalactic globulars lack the optical impact of familiar ones in the Milky Way so are best appreciated with your mind as well as your eyes.
So NGC 1277's lack of pristine globulars indicates the galaxy hasn't done much accreting--its globulars are all homegrown, as it were.
After many years of looking at the brighter globulars with truly remarkable results, I decided to pursue an observing program of fainter globular clusters that are largely ignored by most amateurs.
All the globulars in this stretch of the sky are viewed through the dusty plane of our galaxy, which absorbs and scatters some of their light, but the amount of extinction depends on our exact line of sight.
His most prominent of many good objects are our next targets, M10 (NGC 6254) and M12 (NGC 6218), often referred to as "the Twin Globulars," since they supposedly look exactly alike.
Oval Globulars "Many of the globular star clusters show slightly elliptical outlines, and this flattening has long been interpreted by astronomers as due to rotation.
A group of globulars lies near M31's core: relatively easy G235 and G222; fairly difficult G230; and difficult G229, G257, G205, and G217.
All binocular globulars display the same telltale lack of sharpness to one extent or another.