The bright star clusters Messier 47 and Messier 46 in the constellation of Puppis

This chart shows the constellation of Puppis (The Poop) and includes all the stars that can be seen with the unaided eye on a clear and dark night. This region of the sky includes some bright star clusters, chief amongst them Messier 47 (circled) and its contrasting sister cluster Messier 46. Both clusters are well seen in small telescopes, with Messier 47 having far fewer, but brighter, stars.

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ESO, IAU & Sky and Telescope

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Id:eso1441b
Tipi:Punim artistik
Data e Publikimit:Dhj 17, 2014, 12:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1441
Përmasat:3338 x 4278 px

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Emri:M 47
Tipi:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Kategori:Illustrations

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