Astronomers Discover New Type of Star Cluster

An international group of astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope at the Paranal Observatory in northern Chile has discovered a never-seen-before kind of star clusters around a giant galaxy known as NGC 5128. NGC 5128, also known as Centaurus A, is a huge elliptical galaxy located in the constellation Centaurus, approximately 12 million light-years away. [...] —> Read More