Stellar clusters in NGC 4365

Colour composite of the elliptical galaxy NGC 4365, prepared from two exposures with the HST and one from the VLT. Many of the objects seen are stellar clusters in this galaxy. There are also a large number of background galaxies in the field. The distribution of "old" (red circles) and "young" (blue circles) stellar clusters in NGC 4365 are shown.

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About the Image

Id:eso0217b
Type:Observation
Release date:26 June 2002
Related releases:eso0217
Size:800 x 824 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4365
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
• X - Galaxies
Distance:70 million light years

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BandTelescope
Optical
V
Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
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Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
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Very Large Telescope
ISAAC

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