8-12 juin, 2014


The Night Sky Inside a Globular Cluster

William Harris (McMaster University)

Jeremy Webb, McMaster University

What would the night sky look like from inside a massive globular cluster? The answer is both spectacular and in some ways surprising. We have used an N-body code for a globular cluster of half a million stars to reconstruct various viewpoints from in and near the cluster, to create several images of the sky as seen from there.

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