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Synonyms for globular

spherical

Synonyms for globular

having the shape of a curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point

Synonyms for globular

having the shape of a sphere or ball

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By contrast, our Milky Way contains approximately 180 blue and red globular clusters.
The first one found in a globular cluster by directly observing its gravitational pull.
I call it a "starburst" globular in that it has a very intense 1' nucleus with the rest of the stars radiating out in all directions to a total extent of 5'.
While the properties of Terzan 5 are uncommon for a globular cluster, they are very similar to the stellar population which can be found in the galactic bulge, the tightly packed central region of the Milky Way.
We did not expect this; originally we observed these globular clusters to measure their central velocity dispersions"-that is, the random motions of stars within a cluster.
However, the globular cluster grows gradually brighter towards a tiny, very dense and bright core.
Omega Centauri (NGC 5139) - This is the largest and brightest globular cluster in the sky.
One of the most impressive globular clusters in the sky lies a bit more than two degrees northeast of Lambda, right beside the star marked 24 on our chart.
Previous measurements of two pulsars in the globular cluster Terzan 5, reported by Freire's team in 2005, also suggest that some neutron stars are heavier than quark models might allow.
Figure 3 illustrates a folding reaction of polyalanine in transition from a helical form to a more globular structure.
The larger N-terminal fragment (HA1,320-330 aa) forms a membrane-distal globular domain that contains the receptor-binding site and most determinants recognized by virus-neutralizing antibodies.
Two types of Newcon alloys can be produced with the elastomeric segments dispersed in either a fine lamellar or flue globular morphology.
Scientists found the huge, gaseous sphere in globular cluster M4 - a cluster of stars 12.
Scanning deep within a globular cluster, researchers have been able to confirm the planet's mass and distance revealing an age of roughly 13 billion years.
Recent evidence suggests that the globular tail of myosin-V interacts with the microtubule-based motor, kinesin (1), to form a "hetero-motor" complex on vesicles.