Constructing the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram for Globular Star Cluster

May 20, 2019

A Hubble Space Telescope color image of the core of the globular star cluster Omega Centauri is used to construct a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram of the stellar populations in the cluster. When stars are sorted by brightness and color they can be used to create a graph that astronomers use to trace stellar evolution.
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