Wide-field view of the open star cluster Messier 67

This wide-field image of the sky around the old open star cluster Messier 67 was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The cluster appears as a rich grouping of stars at the centre of the picture. Messier 67 contains stars that are all about the same age, and have the same chemical composition, as the Sun.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2
Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso1402c
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Jan 15, 2014, 12:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1621, eso1402
Stærð:6763 x 7079 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:Messier 67
Tegund:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Fjarlægð:2500 ljósár
Constellation:Cancer
Flokkur:Star Clusters

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Position (RA):8 51 20.14
Position (Dec):11° 48' 42.61"
Field of view:113.49 x 118.80 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.3° højre frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Sýnilegt
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Digitized Sky Survey 2
Innrautt
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Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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