Wide-field view of the sky around the globular cluster NGC 6362

This wide-field view shows the region of sky around the globular star cluster NGC 6362 in the constellation of Ara (The Altar). This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2
Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1243c
Type:Observation
Release date:31 October 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1243
Size:10667 x 7824 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6362, Wide field view
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
• X - Star Clusters
Constellation:Ara

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 31 55.10
Position (Dec):-67° 2' 54.43"
Field of view:179.03 x 131.31 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.9° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
B+R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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