Wide-field view of the open star cluster NGC 2547

This picture was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. It shows the rich region of sky around the young open star cluster NGC 2547 in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sail).

Credit:

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

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About the Image

Id:eso1316c
Type:Observation
Release date:27 March 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1316
Size:10685 x 10714 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 2547
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
• X - Star Clusters
Constellation:Vela

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Coordinates

Position (RA):8 10 25.73
Position (Dec):-49° 10' 2.57"
Field of view:167.56 x 165.49 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.7° left of vertical
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