Wide-field view of the sky around the cluster NGC 6604

This visible-light wide-field image of the region around the star cluster NGC 6604 was created from photographs taken through blue, red and infrared filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The star cluster appears close to the centre, as a knot of bright stars. This view shows the rich landscape of gas and dust clouds surrounding the cluster. The field of view is approximately 2.9 degrees across.

Credit:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso1218c
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:25 april 2012 12:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso1218
Grootte:10516 x 8533 px

Over het object

Naam:NGC 6604
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Afstand:5500 lichtjaren
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Categorie:Star Clusters

Afbeeldingstypen

Grote JPEG
41,5 MB

Inzoomen


Achtergrond

1024x768
529,6 KB
1280x1024
942,1 KB
1600x1200
1,4 MB
1920x1200
1,8 MB
2048x1536
2,5 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):18 18 2.92
Position (Dec):-12° 14' 31.01"
Field of view:176.43 x 143.18 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° right of vertical

Kleuren & filters

BandTelescoop
Optisch
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optisch
B+R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optisch
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrarood
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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