by Elizabeth Howell, SPACE.com Contributor
Date: 10 December 2012 Time: 07:00 AM ET
|Astronomers are asking the public to help find star clusters in Andromeda, a bright, neighbouring galaxy to our Milky Way. |
CREDIT: Robert Gendler
The project aims to identify star clusters in our neighboring galaxy, also known as M31. All it takes to find the clusters in Andromeda is an Internet-enabled and a desire to help, said Anil Seth, the team's lead investigator. "No special training is required," he said.
The so-called "Andromeda Project," which began Wednesday (Dec. 5), will generate the largest sample of clusters from a single spiral galaxy when it is completed.
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