Properties of young massive clusters

Properties of young massive clusters in our Galaxy and in the Large Magellanic Clouds, as well as of Super Star Clusters in star-forming galaxies. The diagram shows the mass and radius of these clusters and also the position of Westerlund 1 (indicated Wd 1).



About the Image

Release date:22 March 2005
Related releases:eso0510
Size:1803 x 1322 px

About the Object

Name:LMC, Stars, Westerlund 1
Type:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Category:Star Clusters

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