The globular star cluster Omega Centauri in the constellation of Centaurus

This chart shows the location of the giant globular cluster Omega Centauri within the constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and the cluster itself is marked as a yellow circle with a cross, within a red circle. Through a moderate-sized amateur telescope this object appears as a spectacular ball of faintly glimpsed stars.

Crédit:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

À propos de l'image

Identification:eso1119h
Type:Graphique
Date de publication:8 juin 2011 12:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1119
Taille:3338 x 3204 px

À propos de l'objet

Nom:Centaurus Constellation
Type:Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Catégorie:Illustrations

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