Presentation on theme: "Star Clusters Yet another standard! Though, actually, Hubble used Globular Clusters as a standard to help prove that Andromeda was a Galaxy far far away."— Presentation transcript:
Star Clusters Yet another standard! Though, actually, Hubble used Globular Clusters as a standard to help prove that Andromeda was a Galaxy far far away
Star Clusters Smaller than Galaxies!!! Found in galaxies! Globular Clusters – a group of stars: –Like a globe – 100,000 to Millions of Stars –Orbit the galaxy, forming a Halo Open Clusters – a group of stars: –No specific shape – tens of stars to thousands of stars –Can be found anywhere in the galaxy – formed in the same location
Disclaimer Aloha I put together these power points for use in my science classes. You may use them in your classes. Some images are public domain, some are used under the fair-use provisions of the copyright law, some are mine. Copyright is retained by the owners! Ted Brattstrom
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