The Cluster Collinder 261

Field around the old open cluster Collinder 261 (upper centre), seen in the red filtre.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey.

About the Image

Id:eso0715a
Type:Observation
Release date:22 March 2007
Related releases:eso0715
Size:1783 x 1779 px

About the Object

Name:Collinder 261
Type:Unspecified : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Constellation:Musca
Category:Star Clusters

Image Formats

Large JPEG
1.7 MB
Screensize JPEG
759.2 KB

Wallpapers

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2048x1536
1.7 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):12 37 56.93
Position (Dec):-68° 22' 1.43"
Field of view:29.91 x 29.85 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 5.8° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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