The location of a monster embryonic star in the constellation of Norma

This chart shows the southern constellation of Norma (The Carpenter's Square). Most of the stars that can be seen in a dark sky with the unaided eye are marked. The location of the dark star-forming cloud SDC 335.579-0.292 is indicated with a red circle. Although the dark cloud cannot be seen visually there are many other brighter objects in this part of the sky, including the star cluster NGC 6134.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:10 July 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1331
Size:3338 x 3330 px

About the Object

Name:SDC 335.579-0.292
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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