NOAO: Local Group Cluster Search

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NOAO: Local Group Cluster Search

Post by bystander » Wed Mar 27, 2019 5:19 pm

Cosmic Fireworks in the Clouds: Volunteers
Sought for Magellanic Clouds Cluster Search

National Optical Astronomy Observatory | 2019 Mar 27

Caught in a cosmic dance, our nearest neighbor galaxies, the Magellanic Clouds, are cartwheeling and circling each other as they fall toward our galaxy, the Milky Way. The gravitational interaction between the Clouds sparks cosmic fireworks—bursts of star formation as new clusters of stars flame on. How many and what kind of star clusters have been born this way over the history of the Clouds? A new project, the Local Group Cluster Search, invites citizen scientists to help find out!
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Re: NOAO: Local Group Cluster Search

Post by KennerKenny » Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:40 pm

Man, too bad I missed this.