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For comparison, here in the Milky Way, these bright patches known as star clusters pop up with masses that are 10 thousand times that of our Sun.

In a companion study, team member Manuel Arca Sedda at Heidelberg University in Germany and colleagues ran computer models to simulate how a star cluster falling into the Milky Way’s nuclear star cluster could explain the new observations.

About 7 percent of the stars in the nuclear star cluster revolve around the galactic center faster than their peers and do so around a different axis, the team found.

Called the Hyades, this star cluster is a mere 150 light-years away from Earth.

The Hyades has survived longer than many other open star clusters.

He considered that the Milky Way is a great star cluster, whose form may be conjectured from numerous star-gaugings.

And here the possessor of a good opera-glass can get a fine view of a celebrated star-cluster known in the catalogues as 35 M.

Another star cluster worth a moment's attention is No. 1479, above and to the left of Sirius.

Some three degrees and a half below and to the left of the star just examined is a beautiful star cluster, No. 1551.

The star cluster 4400 is about one quarter as broad as the moon, and easily seen with our smallest aperture.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to star cluster, such as: elliptical galaxy, irregular galaxy, island universe, milky way, spiral galaxy, and star system.

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