The Cluster Collinder 261

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

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey.

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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:• X - Star Clusters
Constellation:Musca

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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
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
658 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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