Hubblecast 80: The riddle of the missing stars

New observations of four globular clusters in the Fornax dwarf galaxy have called into question one of the leading theories about how these clusters form. In this episode we explain the mystery behind these objects and how it is deepened by these new findings.

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Credit:
  • Directed by: Georgia Bladon
  • Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser
  • Written by: Georgia Bladon and Nicky Guttridge
  • Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa
  • Images: NASA, ESA/Hubble
  • Videos: NASA, ESA/Hubble
  • Animations: Martin Kornmesser, NASA, ESA/Hubble
  • Music: Jennifer Athena Galatis
  • Web and technical support: Mathias Andre and Raquel Yumi Shida
  • Executive producer: Lars Lindberg Christensen

About the Video

Id:heic1425a
Release date:20 November 2014, 16:00
Related releases:heic1425
Related announcements:ann1416
Duration:05 m 17 s

About the Object

Name:Fornax 1, Fornax 2, Fornax 3, Fornax 5, Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal (Galaxy)
Type:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
Category:Galaxies
Hubblecast
Star Clusters

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