Panning across the region of the star cluster NGC 6604

Loading player...

This pan video shows the region around the star cluster NGC 6604. This image was taken by the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. NGC 6604 is a young star cluster that is the densest part of a more widely scattered association containing about one hundred brilliant blue-white stars.The picture also shows the cluster’s associated nebula — a cloud of glowing hydrogen gas that is called Sh2-54 — as well as dust clouds.

Credit:

ESO

Bookmark and Share

About the Video

Id:eso1218b
Release date:25 April 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1218
Duration:38s

About the Object

Name:NGC 6604
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Star Clusters

HD

HD & Apple TV
22.3 MB

Large

Large QT
9.3 MB

Medium

Video Podcast
6.7 MB
Medium MPEG-1
15.1 MB
Medium Flash
10.1 MB

Small

Small Flash
4.5 MB
Small QT
2.2 MB

For Broadcasters

Broadcast SD
193.8 MB

Also see our