Hubble image of the globular star cluster NGC 6362

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope offers an impressive view of the centre of globular cluster NGC 6362. The image of this spherical collection of stars takes a deeper look at the core of the globular cluster, which contains a high concentration of stars with different colours. This image was created combining ultraviolet, visual and infrared images taken with the Wide Field Channel of the Advanced Camera for Surveys and the Wide Field Camera 3.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble & NASA

About the Image

Id:eso1243d
Type:Observation
Release date:31 October 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1243
Size:3061 x 3061 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6362
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Constellation:Ara
Category:Star Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 31 55.35
Position (Dec):-67° 2' 52.41"
Field of view:2.56 x 2.56 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 63.9° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet336 nmHubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical625 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared814 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS

 

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