The star cluster and nebula NGC 371

This picture of the star cluster and surrounding nebula NGC 371 was taken using the FORS1 instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. NGC 371 lies in the Small Magellanic Cloud, one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way.

Credit:

ESO/Manu Mejias

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso1111a
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:30 maart 2011 12:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso1111
Grootte:2065 x 2068 px

Over het object

Naam:NGC 371
Type:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Afstand:200000 lichtjaren
Constellation:Tucana
Categorie:Nebulae
Star Clusters

Afbeeldingstypen

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 3 24.90
Position (Dec):-72° 4' 22.55"
Field of view:6.90 x 6.91 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical

Kleuren & filters

BandTelescoop
Optisch
HeII
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Optisch
HeI
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Optisch
H-alpha
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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