The globular cluster NGC 104

A colour-corrected image of the the second largest and second brightest globular cluster, or tight grouping of stars, seen in Earth's night sky. Called NGC 104 or 47 Tucanae, the light for this image was gathered in 1986 by ESO's 1-m Schmidt Telescope at the La Silla observatory in Chile. The telescope is now decommissioned.

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ESO

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Auðkenni:ngc104-47-schmidt
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Des 3, 2009, 23:21 CET
Stærð:4019 x 5079 px

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Nafn:NGC 104
Tegund:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Fjarlægð:15000 ljósár
Constellation:Tucana
Flokkur:Star Clusters

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Position (RA):0 24 5.50
Position (Dec):-72° 4' 53.96"
Field of view:29.72 x 37.56 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 7.5° højre frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
SýnilegtESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope

 

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