NGC 2081

NGC 2074 and NGC 2081, in the Large Magellanic Cloud, are open cluster of stars swaddled by ionized, glowing gases. The little red nebula at the bottom of the image is known as SUMSS J053917-693329.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:ngc2081-cc
Type:Observation
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:19
Size:1480 x 1857 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud, Star cluster
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
• Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
• X - Nebulae
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 39 9.23
Position (Dec):-69° 30' 12.96"

 

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