Astronomers have found clusters of scattered stars in the 4900 thousand light years
Clusters formed from a single giant molecular cloud. Group of stars loosely bound to each other by gravity.
Scientists using ESA Gaia telescope has discovered three new clusters scattered stars in the milky Way galaxy.
According to scientists, they were formed from a single molecular cloud, which reached gigantic proportions. The stars form groups that are loosely connected by gravity.
“At the moment, more than a thousand of them were discovered in the milky Way”, – noted in the official report.
According to experts, the discovery will help in further study of the mechanisms of formation and evolution of galaxies.
Clusters of scattered stars was discovered in the sleeve of Sagittarius, in the region of the cluster NGC 5999. The discovery was made by a team of astronomers, led by Filipe Ferreira – officer of the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte in Brazil.
Are star clusters in the 4900 thousand light years from Earth. It is assumed that they contain at least several hundred bodies.