Close-up view of NGC 6357

ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has taken the most detailed image so far of a spectacular part of the stellar nursery called NGC 6357. The view shows many hot young stars, glowing clouds of gas and weird dust formations sculpted by ultraviolet radiation and stellar winds.

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ESO

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1226a
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Qer 20, 2012, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1226
Përmasat:3758 x 1563 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:NGC 6357
Tipi:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Distanca:8000 vite dritë
Constellation:Scorpius
Kategori:Nebulae

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):17 26 28.86
Position (Dec):-34° 12' 0.26"
Field of view:15.80 x 6.57 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 55.4° majtas vertikales

 

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