Star Clusters

Hubble Observes Planet-“Polluted” Dead Stars In Hyades

For those of us who practice amateur astronomy, we're very familiar with the 150 light-year distant Hyades star cluster -…

11 years ago

How to Reconstruct the Life of a Star

It takes time to understand the life of stars. A star like our Sun takes tens of millions of years…

11 years ago

Weekly SkyWatcher’s Forecast: July 23-29, 2012

Greetings, fellow SkyWatchers! Are you ready for a week filled with alternative astronomical observing studies? If so, you'll enjoy looking…

12 years ago

Help! My Stars are Leaking!

[/caption] Star clusters are wonderful test beds for theories of stellar formation and evolution. One of the key roles they…

13 years ago

Colorful Cluster of Stars Competes with the Tarantula Nebula

[/caption] Who can shine the brightest in the Large Magellanic Cloud? A brilliant cluster of stars, open cluster NGC 2100…

13 years ago

Elements of the Universe Shown in New Image

[/caption] It's not Earth, Wind and Fire*, but light, wind and fire in this dramatic new image of the Small…

14 years ago

Alien Star Clusters Are Invading the Milky Way

[/caption] We're being invaded! About one-fourth of the star clusters in our galaxy are actually invaders from other galaxies, according…

14 years ago