Kunder, A; Bono, G; Piffl, T.; Steinmetz, M.; Grebel, E.; Anguiano, B; Freeman, Kenneth; Kordopatis, G; Zwitter, T; Scholz, R-D; Gibson, Brad
Context. Stellar population studies of globular clusters have suggested that the brightest clusters in the Galaxy might actually be the remnant nuclei of dwarf spheroidal galaxies. If the present Galactic globular clusters formed within larger stellar systems, they are likely to be surrounded by extratidal halos and/or tails made up of stars that were tidally stripped from their parent systems. Aims. The stellar surroundings around globular clusters are therefore one of the best places to look...[Show more]
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