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.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

ESO

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso0940b
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:29. október 2009
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso0940
Stærð:5130 x 5130 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:NGC 4755
Tegund:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Fjarlægð:6500 ljósár
Constellation:Crux
Flokkur:Star Clusters

Myndasnið

Stór JPEG
6,2 MB

Þysjanleg


Bakgrunnsmynd

1024x768
485,6 KB
1280x1024
725,6 KB
1600x1200
935,3 KB
1920x1200
1006,6 KB
2048x1536
1,3 MB

Hnit

Position (RA):12 53 13.17
Position (Dec):-60° 28' 4.66"
Field of view:20.35 x 20.35 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.0° vinstri frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Sýnilegt
V
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Innrautt
I
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI