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.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

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

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso1021c
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Jún 1, 2010, 16:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1021
Stærð:15248 x 11992 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:LMC, NGC 1978
Tegund:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Fjarlægð:170000 ljósár
Constellation:Dorado
Flokkur:Star Clusters

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Position (RA):5 30 21.25
Position (Dec):-66° 12' 42.46"
Field of view:256.25 x 201.60 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.0° vinstri frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Sýnilegt
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2