Definitions for "Galactic cluster"
Keywords:  galaxy, cluster, star, spiral, globular
An asymmetric type of collection of stars that shared a common origin.
An open star cluster. Term no longer used since easy to confuse with clusters of galaxies. Originally named galactic clusters since these objects are often confined to the plane of the Milky Way Galaxy.
a self-gravitating cluster of stars, typically created from the same planetary nebula, within a galaxy