Tag Archives: Globular Cluster

Globular Star Cluster NGC 1846

Image credit & copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Globular star clusters are some of the most beautiful objects in the galaxy as well as some of the oldest objects in the galaxy. This cluster, NGC 1846 appears to be a … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Jewel of the Southern Sky

Image credit & copyright: Ivan Eder. Seemingly awash in a shower of stars, southern globular star cluster 47 Tuc has been labeled as the “Jewel of the Southern Sky” and for good reason. With an apparent magnitude of 4.9 this … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

47 Tucanae; a Classic Southern Sky Object (Zoom)

Image Credit & Copyright: Star Shadows Remote Observatory (SSRO), Rick Gilbert. For those of you that live in the southern hemisphere, this is clearly on of your favorite objects. 47 Tucanae (47 Tuc) is a massive globular star cluster nearly … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Diamond in a Sea of Gold

Images Credit & Copyright: IMAGE 1: European Southern Observatory (ESO) MPG/ESO 2.2 meter telescope at La Silla Observatory in Chile. IMAGE 2: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Located a fairly close 13,000 light years away in the southern constellation Pavo, (The … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE DECEPTIVE NGC 411.

THE DECEPTIVE NGC 411. Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK photo for larger view and look below for information and links. If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck…….it may still not be a … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A SKY OF ANCIENT BLUE

A SKY OF ANCIENT BLUE Image Credit & Copyright: NASA, ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK on the photo for larger view and look below for information and links. This incredible view of globular star cluster NGC 6934 is terrific and … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HUBBLE EYEBALLS A STAR CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS

HUBBLE EYEBALLS A STAR CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS Photo Credit: NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. CLICK photo for full 17mb version and see below for links, info and 6 other posts I’ve made on globular clusters this year.. Some of my … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment