The star cluster and nebula NGC 371

This picture of the star cluster and surrounding nebula NGC 371 was taken using the FORS1 instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. NGC 371 lies in the Small Magellanic Cloud, one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way.

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ESO/Manu Mejias

Om billedet

Id:eso1111a
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:30. marts 2011 12:00
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso1111
Størrelse:2065 x 2068 px

Om objektet

Navn:NGC 371
Type:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Afstand:200000 lysår
Constellation:Tucana
Kategori:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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Koordinater

Position (RA):1 3 24.90
Position (Dec):-72° 4' 22.55"
Field of view:6.90 x 6.91 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 0.2° venstre fra lodret

Farver & filtre

BåndTeleskop
Optisk
HeII
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Optisk
HeI
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Optisk
H-alpha
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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