Galactic halo

Galactic halo

It is a spheroidal region that encloses the disk of our Galaxy in which the so-called globular clusters are found, that is, clusters of hundreds of thousands or millions of stars joined by gravitational forces.

These stars represent the oldest elements of our galaxy, which were first formed during the process of condensation of galactic gases. The globular clusters are more than a hundred, have average dimensions of 100 AL and some are visible to the naked eye or with the help of a modest telescope.

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