Fulldome of the Jewel Box cluster

This fulldome clip shows a view of the colourful Jewel Box cluster, NGC 4755, 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.

Credit:

ESO/M. Kornmesser

About the Video

Id:eso0940b
Release date:29 October 2009
Related releases:eso0940
Duration:25 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Jewel Box, NGC 4755
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Category:Fulldome
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