Wide field image of the Jewel Box

This image of the well-known NGC 4755 cluster or Jewel Box was taken with the Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory. It highlights the cluster and its rich surroundings in all their multicoloured glory. The field of view is 20 arcminutes across. The picture is based on images obtained through B, V and I filters.

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O slici

Id:eso0940b
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:29. oktobar 2009.
Povezana saopštenja:eso0940
Veličina:5130 x 5130 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 4755
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Udaljenost:6500 svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Crux
Kategorija:Star Clusters

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Koordinate

Position (RA):12 53 13.17
Position (Dec):-60° 28' 4.66"
Field of view:20.35 x 20.35 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.0°levo od vertikale