Thursday, 6 December 2012 | Radio Astronomy
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed images to date of the open star clusters NGC 265 in the Small Magellanic Cloud. This brilliant open star cluster is located about 200,000 light-years away and is roughly 65 light-years across. Image credit: NASA/ESA/STScI
UW Madison Astronomy PhD student Jenna Ryon explains the importance of star clusters for studies of galaxy evolution. Listen and learn!