Details of the HAWK-I view of the Milky Way’s central region

This beautiful image of the Milky Way’s central region, taken with the HAWK-I instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, shows interesting features of this part of our galaxy. This image highlights the Nuclear Star Cluster (NSC) right in the centre and the Arches Cluster, the densest cluster of stars in the Milky Way. Other features include the Quintuplet cluster, which contains five prominent stars, and a region of ionised hydrogen gas (HII).

Autorska prava:

ESO/Nogueras-Lara et al.

O slici

Id:eso1920b
Tip:Kolaž
Datum objavljivanja:16. decembar 2019. 17:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1920
Veličina:6152 x 3120 px

O objektu

Naziv:Milky Way Galactic Centre
Tip:Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Center/Core
Kategorija:Stars

Formati slika

Veliki JPEG
11,0 MB
JPEG izdanje
4,5 MB

Zumiranje


Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Infracrveni
J
1.258 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infracrveni
H
1.62 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infracrveni
Ks
2.146 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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