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The Hidden Lives of Galaxies - Open Clusters versus Globular Clusters

Activity # 5— Open Clusters versus Globular Clusters


  • Student will be able to show similarities and differences between galactic clusters and globular clusters.


Complete the Venn diagram, using Transparency #5: M37/M80 and Section C: The Components of a Galaxy. (See for transparency.)


Compare a swarming beehive to a globular cluster.


A service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA/GSFC

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