Release 11.12 ("Hergest Ridge")

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NGC 104 - Added on 2017-02-24 - glink93
Intermediate-Mass Black Hole Found at Center of Star Cluster 47 Tucanae 47 Tucanae — a huge, ancient globular star cluster about 15,300 light-years away from us — harbors a central black hole about 2,200 times more massive than our Sun, according to a new report in the journal Nature.
Terzan 1 - Added on 2016-01-20 - glink92
Terzan 1: Hubble Spots Globular Cluster The Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a luminous image of the globular cluster Terzan 1, which is approximately 20,000 light-years away from the Earth...
Pal 11 - Added on 2015-11-19 - glink91
Palomar 11 Globular Cluster in Aquila The image was taken on July 13, 2002 from Harrowsmith, Ontario. Cookbook 245 LDC CCD camera was used on a Celestron Ultima 8 f6.3 SCT autoguided with Cookbook 211 on a 500mm f8 guidescope. Ten white images (240 sec. each) were combined using AIP4WIN.
Pal 12 - Added on 2015-03-16 - glink90
Hubble Spies Distant Globular Cluster Palomar 12 The Advanced Camera for Surveys on board NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a beautiful image of a globular star cluster called Palomar 12.
NGC 6715 - Added on 2013-11-22 - glink89
First globular cluster outside the Milky Way The object shown in this beautiful Hubble image, dubbed Messier 54, could be just another globular cluster, but this dense and faint group of stars was in fact the first globular cluster found that is outside our galaxy... (Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA)
NGC 7078 - Added on 2013-11-18 - glink59
Hubble views an old and mysterious cluster The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best ever image of the globular cluster Messier 15, a gathering of very old stars that orbits the centre of the Milky Way. This glittering cluster contains over 100 000 stars, and could also hide a rare type of black hole at its centre.
NGC 5927 - Added on 2013-10-22 - glink88
NGC 5927 at Antilhue - Chile In an area with considerable stellar absorption, NGC 5927 shines at mag 8.3 amidst a fine starry field of the far southern constellation of Lupus (the Wolf). It is broadly compressed and contains stars of mag 15 and fainter. Distance is about 24.000 light years.
NGC 6402 - Added on 2013-10-14 - glink87
Anne’s Image of the Day: Globular Cluster Messier 14 Messier 14 (also known as NGC 6402) is a slightly elliptical globular cluster of about 100 light-years across, located some 30,300 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Ophiuchus (the Serpent-bearer). It is one of Charles Messier’s first discoveries (1764)...
NGC 6809 - Added on 2013-10-11 - glink86
M55 — Or a Swarm of Angry Bees? Globular clusters are my absolute favorite telescope targets...
NGC 6388 - Added on 2013-09-30 - glink85
The globular cluster NGC 6388, observed by Hubble This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows NGC 6388, a dynamically middle-aged globular cluster in the Milky Way...
NGC 6642 - Added on 2013-09-04 - glink84
NGC 6642, a globular cluster in Sagittarius NGC 6642 is a very old, highly evolved globular star cluster with a mass of roughly 110,000 solar masses, located 26,400 light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Sagittarius, and just 5.500 light-years away from the galactic center. It is moving toward us at approximately 57.2 kilometers per second...
NGC 5824 - Added on 2013-07-30 - glink83
NGC 5824 in Lupus NGC5824 is a globular cluster located in Lupus, the Wolf, near the Centaurus border...
NGC 7078 - Added on 2013-07-11 - glink82
M 15 - Peg Foto by Gianluca Masi. Among the galactic globular clusters Messier 15 is likely the most dense object of that kind and its nucleus undergone a core collapse and the central region is so concentrated that, accordingly to several studies, it could host a black hole.
Terzan 7 - Added on 2013-07-10 - glink81
Stellar generation gap puzzles scientists A cluster of stars stolen by the Milky Way from a nearby galaxy has a unique composition that could reveal new insights into the formation of these objects, according to astronomers... (Image credits: NASA/Hubble)
NGC 6779 - Added on 2013-07-08 - glink80
M 56 – Lyr Foto by Gianluca Masi. In the small constellation of Lyra, the one hosting the bright star Vega, there is the interesting and somewhat neglected globular cluster Messier 56...
NGC 6752 - Added on 2013-07-05 - glink78
APOD 5.7.2013 Globular Star Cluster NGC 6752. Image Credit & Copyright: Damian Peach
NGC 6362 - Added on 2013-07-05 - glink79
The globular star cluster NGC 6362 This colourful view of the globular cluster NGC 6362 was captured by the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile
NGC 6402 - Added on 2013-06-28 - glink77
M 14 @ Virtual Telescope Project The image is the average of 15, 120-seconds exposures, remotely taken with the PlaneWave 17 robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project. All images were unguided. Image scale is about 0.7″/pixel.
NGC 6838 - Added on 2013-06-27 - glink76
M 71 @ Virtual Telescope Project The image above is the average of 15, 120-seconds exposures, remotely taken with the PlaneWave 17 robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project. All images were unguided. Image scale is about 0.7 arcsec/pixel
Pfleiderer 2 - Added on 2013-06-26 - glink75
A new Galactic globular cluster identified by using DOLoRes-TNG data Observational data taken in June 2008 with DOLoRes-TNG led to the identification in our Galaxy of a new interesting globular cluster. This star system, known as Pfleiderer 2, was discovered in 1977 and classified as a open cluster projected in a rich star field. Recently, BVI photometry performed with DOLoRes allowed to draw its color-magnitude diagrams (CMDs) and to reveal its true nature.

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