Turn-Off Stars A0228 and A2111 in NGC 6397

Two stars in the globular cluster NGC 6397 for which spectra were obtained with the UVES spectrometer on the VLT (at the centre of the fields shown). The photos have been extracted from an image of NGC 6397 taken by the Wide-Field-Imager (WFI) camera at the 2.2-m ESO/MPI telescope at the ESO La Silla Observatory.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0425b
Type:Observation
Release date:17 August 2004
Related releases:eso0425
Size:1129 x 558 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6397
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
• X - Star Clusters
Distance:7000 light years

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BandTelescope
Optical
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
V
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
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MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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