Wide field image of the Jewel Box

This image of the well-known NGC 4755 cluster or Jewel Box was taken with the Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory. It highlights the cluster and its rich surroundings in all their multicoloured glory. The field of view is 20 arcminutes across. The picture is based on images obtained through B, V and I filters.

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ESO

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso0940b
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:29 Tetor 2009
Publikime të ngjashme:eso0940
Përmasat:5130 x 5130 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:NGC 4755
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Distanca:6500 vite dritë
Constellation:Crux
Kategori:Star Clusters

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):12 53 13.17
Position (Dec):-60° 28' 4.66"
Field of view:20.35 x 20.35 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 0.0° majtas vertikales