Originally Posted by Martin
I've never seen so many stars as in the picture from today.
Imagine being on a planet orbiting a star in a globular cluster? The night sky would be absolutely packed with stars. It's thought, though, that stable planetary systems cannot form in globular clusters due to the gravitational effects, with stars occasionally 'bumping' into one another.
Makes you wonder why SETI sent their message from Aricebo to a globular cluster, doesn't it?