The star-forming cloud RCW 34 in the constellation of Vela

This chart shows the constellation of Vela (The Sails) in the southern skies. All stars visible to the naked eye on a clear dark night are shown and the position of the star-forming cloud RCW 34 is marked. The glow is hard to see in small telescopes although the brighter stars in this rich field can be easily spotted.

Credit:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1521b
Type:Artwork
Release date:27 May 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1521
Size:3338 x 3433 px

About the Object

Name:RCW 34
Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Category:Illustrations

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