In Tarantula Territory (d)

The area of the young globular cluster NGC 2100, located east of the Tarantula Nebula, at the extreme left edge of ESO Press Photo eso0216aand the field of this photo.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0216d
Type:Observation
Release date:7 June 2002
Related releases:eso0216
Size:1108 x 1151 px

About the Object

Name:30 Doradus, NGC 2100
Type:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado
Category:Star Clusters

Image Formats

Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
613.6 KB

Wallpapers

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1280x1024
908.3 KB
1600x1200
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1920x1200
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2048x1536
1.7 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):5 42 8.05
Position (Dec):-69° 12' 43.33"
Field of view:8.79 x 9.13 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.7° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
451 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
V
539 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
R
651 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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