Stellar cluster and star-forming region M 17

Three-colour composite of the sky region of M 17, a H II region excited by a cluster of young, hot stars. A large silhouette disc has been found to the south-west of the cluster centre. The present image was obtained with the ISAAC near-infrared instrument at the 8.2-m VLT ANTU telescope at Paranal.

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ESO

O slici

Id:eso0416a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:12. maj 2004.
Povezana saopštenja:eso0416
Veličina:3673 x 3700 px

O objektu

Naziv:Messier 17
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Udaljenost:5500 svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Sagittarius
Kategorija:Star Clusters

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Koordinate

Position (RA):18 20 25.94
Position (Dec):-16° 10' 37.34"
Field of view:6.05 x 6.10 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.0°levo od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Infracrveni
J
1.25 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infracrveni
H
1.65 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infracrveni
K
2.2 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC

 

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