Globular Cluster

This Globular Cluster is Plunging Toward the Milky Way’s Centre

Globular clusters (GCs) are spherical groups of stars held together by mutual gravity. Large ones can have millions of stars,…

4 months ago

Where Are the Missing Black Holes? The Hubble May Have Helped Find One

Most black holes are stellar mass black holes. They're created when a star several times more massive than our Sun…

11 months ago

Hubble can Still Impress and Inspire. Here's Globular Star Cluster NGC 6638

Wow, what a beauty! While we’ve all turned our attentions to the new James Webb Space Telescope, this image proves…

2 years ago

The Center of the Milky Way is the Most Likely Place to Find a Galactic Civilization

Aim for the Center The Milky Way is 13 BILLION years old. Some of our Galaxy's oldest stars were born…

3 years ago

Hubble Photo of Globular Cluster NGC 6441, One of the Most Massive in the Milky Way

The Hubble Space Telescope has delivered another outstanding image. This one is of NGC 6441, a massive globular cluster in…

4 years ago

Messier 92 – the NGC 6341 Globular Cluster

Located in the Hercules constellation, roughly 26,700 light-years from Earth, is the globular cluster known as Messier 92.

5 years ago

Messier 80 – the NGC 6093 Globular Cluster

Located in the Scorpius constellation, roughly 32,600 light years from Earth, is the globular cluster known as Messier 80.

5 years ago

Messier 75 – the NGC 6864 Globular Cluster

Located on the other side of the galaxy, near the southern constellation of Sagittarius, is the globular cluster known as…

5 years ago

Messier 72 – the NGC 6981 Globular Cluster

Welcome back to Messier Monday! Today, we continue in our tribute to our dear friend, Tammy Plotner, by looking at…

5 years ago

Messier 71 – the NGC 6838 Globular Cluster

Welcome back to Messier Monday! Today, we continue in our tribute to our dear friend, Tammy Plotner, by looking at…

5 years ago