Wide-field view of the sky around the star cluster NGC 3572

This wide-field image shows the patch of sky around the star cluster NGC 3572 and its associated gas clouds. This view was created from photographs forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The spikes and blue circles around the stars in this picture are artifacts of the telescope and the photographic process.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1347c
Language:en-gb
Type:Observation
Release date:13 November 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1347
Size:7129 x 7143 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3572
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
• X - Star Clusters
Constellation:Carina

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 10 23.09
Position (Dec):-60° 14' 53.10"
Field of view:119.68 x 119.92 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 3.4° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
V
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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