The Most Metal-poor Stars in Omega Centauri (NGC 5139)

  title={The Most Metal-poor Stars in Omega Centauri (NGC 5139)},
  author={Christian I. Johnson and Andrea K. Dupree and Mario L. Mateo and John I. Bailey and Edward W. Olszewski and Matthew G. Walker},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
The most massive and complex globular clusters in the Galaxy are thought to have originated as the nuclear cores of now tidally disrupted dwarf galaxies, but the connection between globular clusters and dwarf galaxies is tenuous with the M54/Sagittarius system representing the only unambiguous link. The globular cluster Omega Centauri (ω Cen) is more massive and chemically diverse than M 54, and is thought to have been the nuclear star cluster of either the Sequoia or Gaia-Enceladus galaxy… 

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