Close-up view of NGC 6357

ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has taken the most detailed image so far of a spectacular part of the stellar nursery called NGC 6357. The view shows many hot young stars, glowing clouds of gas and weird dust formations sculpted by ultraviolet radiation and stellar winds.

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ESO

O slici

Id:eso1226a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:20. jun 2012. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1226
Veličina:3758 x 1563 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 6357
Tip:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Udaljenost:8000 svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Scorpius
Kategorija:Nebulae

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Koordinate

Position (RA):17 26 28.86
Position (Dec):-34° 12' 0.26"
Field of view:15.80 x 6.57 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 55.4°levo od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTeleskop
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B
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
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V
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
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R
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
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H-alpha
Very Large Telescope
FORS2

 

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