The star cluster NGC 2100 in the constellation of Dorado

This chart shows the location of the brilliant star cluster NGC 2100, within the constellation of Dorado (The Swordfish). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and the location of the cluster itself is marked as a red circle. Through a moderate-sized amateur telescope this object appears as a small clump of faint stars. The adjacent green square represents the Tarantula Nebula (NGC 2070).

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ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Identificazione:eso1133b
Tipo:Illustrazione
Data di rilascio:Mercoledì 07 Settembre 2011 12:00
Notizie relative:eso1133
Grandezza:3338 x 3276 px

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Nome:Dorado Constellation, NGC 2100
Tipo:Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Categoria:Star Clusters

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