Wide-field view of the area of NGC 6357

Part of the constellation Scorpius centred on NGC 6357 which has star cluster Pismis 24 in its centre. This image is a colour composite taken by the Digitized Sky Survey (DSS), the field of view is 3.8x3.3 degrees.

Forrás:

Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble), the ESA/ESO/NASA Photoshop FITS Liberator & Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1226c
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2012. június 20. 12.00
Related releases:eso1309, eso1226
Size:13445 x 11645 px

About the Object

Név:NGC 6357, Pismis 24
Típus:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Distance:8000 light years
Constellation:Scorpius
Category:Nebulae

Képformátumok

Large JPEG
60,2 MB
Screensize JPEG
560,2 KB

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Háttérképek

1024x768
427,7 KB
1280x1024
747,0 KB
1600x1200
1,1 MB
1920x1200
1,4 MB
2048x1536
1,9 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):17 26 28.86
Position (Dec):-34° 12' 0.26"
Field of view:225.70 x 195.48 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 22.9° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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