* Astronomy

Members Login
Post Info TOPIC: NGC2362


Posts: 131433

A modest but unusually attractive open star cluster in Canis Major, NGC2362 hosts some of the youngest-known stars, some of which are still contracting and settling onto the main sequence.  This open cluster contains many faint stars centred on the bright star tau Canis Majoris; in a telescope, the cluster looks like a large diamond set among many smaller blue-white gems. 

Read more

Page 1 of 1  sorted by
Quick Reply

Please log in to post quick replies.

Create your own FREE Forum
Report Abuse
Powered by ActiveBoard