The star cluster Messier 7

This new image from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile, shows the bright star cluster Messier 7, also known as NGC 6475. Easily spotted by the naked eye in the direction of the tail of the constellation of Scorpius (The Scorpion), this cluster is one of the most prominent open clusters of stars in the sky and an important research target.

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Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1406a
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Shk 19, 2014, 12:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1406
Përmasat:8344 x 8094 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:M 7, Messier 7, NGC 6475
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Distanca:800 vite dritë
Constellation:Scorpius
Kategori:Star Clusters

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):17 53 51.21
Position (Dec):-34° 47' 34.34"
Field of view:33.11 x 32.12 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 0.0° djathtas vertikales

 

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