View Full Version : New Look at an Ancient Swarm of Stars

2010-Dec-08, 03:20 PM
Globular clusters form during the earliest stages in a galaxy’s development, so clusters like this one, M 107, or NGC 6171 are some of the oldest objects in the Universe. Typically, globular clusters formed about 10 billion years ago, and astronomers say that studying these objects can provide significant insights into how galaxies, and their [...]

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