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Astronomers produce most sensitive radio image ever of ancient star cluster

A global team of astronomers have created the most sensitive radio image ever of a globular cluster, an ancient ball of tightly-packed stars.

Peer-Reviewed Publication

International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research

47 Tuc radio source


The team identified a new radio source (white square) in the centre of the cluster (red circle).

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Credit: Credit: Paduano et al.

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