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 eso0216a and the field of this photo.

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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
• X - Star Clusters
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

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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
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Colours & filters

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

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