Ogling At The Omega Centauri

At a ripe 12 billion years old, the Omega Centauri is the brightest and largest-known globular cluster within our galaxy.

Omega Centauri

At a ripe 12 billion years old, the Omega Centauri is the brightest and largest-known globular cluster within our galaxy. Given its natural luster, it’s not surprising that the cluster–despite its 15,800 light year distance from Earth–is still easily viewed by the naked eye.

Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.
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