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Star clusters have been part of the Imaginarium of human civilization for millennia, as shown through their countless representations in arts and sciences across cultures and continents. The closest and brightest star clusters to the earth, like the Pleiades, are readily visible to the naked eye and are prominent members of our night sky, where they appear as tight concentrations of stars. A research team has now revealed the existence of massive stellar halos, termed coronae, surrounding local star clusters. https://medienportal.univie.ac.at/presse/aktuelle-pressemeldungen/detailansicht/artikel/star-clusters-are-only-the-tip-of-the-iceberg/ .................................................................................. #space #science #nature #education #news
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