Digitized Sky Survey Image Around the Stellar Cluster RCW 38

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximatelly 2.4 x 2.0 degrees.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin

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About the Image

Id:eso0929d
Type:Observation
Release date:29 July 2010, 15:14
Related releases:eso0929
Size:8739 x 7109 px

About the Object

Name:Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS 2), RCW 38
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
• X - Stars
• X - Star Clusters
Distance:5500 light years
Constellation:Vela

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Coordinates

Position (RA):8 59 47.14
Position (Dec):-47° 31' 56.44"
Field of view:143.32 x 116.59 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.6° right of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

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