Wide-field view of part of the Large Magellanic Cloud

This wide-field view shows a section of the Large Magellanic Cloud, centred on the unusual globular cluster NGC 1978.The image was created from photographs in red and blue light taken from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The field of view is 2.9 degrees across.

Të drejtat:

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

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1021c
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Qer 1, 2010, 16:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1021
Përmasat:15248 x 11992 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:LMC, NGC 1978
Tipi:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Distanca:170000 vite dritë
Constellation:Dorado
Kategori:Star Clusters

Formate Fotografish

JPEG i madh
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Publikim JPEG
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Koordinatat

Position (RA):5 30 21.25
Position (Dec):-66° 12' 42.46"
Field of view:256.25 x 201.60 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 0.0° majtas vertikales

Ngjyra & filtera

BandaTeleskopi
Optik
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optik
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2