标签: globular cluster

球状星团杜鹃47

2024年2月8日 Globular Star Cluster 47 Tuc Image Credit & Copyright: Marco Lorenzi, Angus Lau, Tommy Tse Explanation: Globular star cluster 47 Tucanae is a jewel of the southern sky. Also known as NGC 104, it roams the halo of our Milky Way Galaxy along with some 200 other globular star clusters. The second brightest globular cluster (after Omega Centauri) a...

武仙大球状星团

2023年9月1日 The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules Image Credit & Copyright: Serge Brunier, Jean-François Bax, David Vernet OCA/C2PU Explanation: In 1716, English astronomer Edmond Halley noted, “This is but a little Patch, but it shows itself to the naked Eye, when the Sky is serene and the Moon absent.” Of course, M13 is now less modestly re...

M15: 紧实的球状星团

2023年6月15日 M15: Dense Globular Star Cluster Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Legacy Archive; Processing: Ehsan Ebrahimian Explanation: Messier 15 is an immense swarm of over 100,000 stars. A 13 billion year old relic of the early formative years of our galaxy it’s one of about 170 globular star clusters that still roam the halo of the Milky Way. Centere...

NGC 4372与暗带星云

2023年3月30日 NGC 4372 and the Dark Doodad Image Credit & Copyright: Matias Tomasello Explanation: The delightful Dark Doodad Nebula drifts through southern skies, a tantalizing target for binoculars toward the small constellation Musca, The Fly. The dusty cosmic cloud is seen against rich starfields just south of the Coalsack Nebula and the Southern Cross...

奥米茄星团

2023年3月16日 Millions of Stars in Omega Centauri Image Credit & Copyright: Neil Corke, Heaven’s Mirror Observatory Explanation: Globular star cluster Omega Centauri, also known as NGC 5139, is 15,000 light-years away. The cluster is packed with about 10 million stars much older than the Sun within a volume about 150 light-years in diameter. It&#8217...

NGC 1850: 银河系找不到的天体

2023年2月20日 NGC 1850: Not Found in the Milky Way Image Credit: NASA, ESA and P. Goudfrooij (STScI); Processing: M. H. Özsaraç (Türkiye Astronomi Derneği) Explanation: There is nothing like this ball of stars in our Milky Way Galaxy. This is surprising because, at first glance, this featured image by the Hubble Space Telescope suggests that star cluster NGC 18...

哈勃图像: 球状星团NGC 6355

2023年1月30日 Globular Star Cluster NGC 6355 from Hubble Image Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, E. Noyola, R. Cohen Explanation: Globular clusters once ruled the Milky Way. Back in the old days, back when our Galaxy first formed, perhaps thousands of globular clusters roamed our Galaxy. Today, there are less than 200 left. Over the eons, many globular clusters w...

M13: 武仙座大星团

2022年8月4日 M13: The Great Globular Cluster in Hercules Image Credit & Copyright: Joan Josep Isach Cogollos Explanation: In 1716, English astronomer Edmond Halley noted, “This is but a little Patch, but it shows itself to the naked Eye, when the Sky is serene and the Moon absent.” Of course, M13 is now less modestly recognized as the Great Glo...

球状星团杜鹃47

2022年3月10日 Globular Star Cluster 47 Tuc Image Credit & Copyright: Bernard Miller Explanation: Globular star cluster 47 Tucanae is a jewel of the southern sky. Also known as NGC 104, it roams the halo of our Milky Way Galaxy along with some 200 other globular star clusters. The second brightest globular cluster (after Omega Centauri) as seen from planet ...