Hubble image of the globular star cluster NGC 3201 (annotated)

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the central region of the rich globular star cluster NGC 3201 in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails).

A star that has been found to be orbiting a black hole with four times the mass of the Sun is indicated with blue circle.

Credit:

ESA/NASA

About the Image

Id:eso1802b
Type:Collage
Release date:17 January 2018, 12:00
Related releases:eso1802
Size:3007 x 3106 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3201
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Category:Star Clusters

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
UV
275 nmHubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
u
336 nmHubble Space Telescope
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