Wide-field view of the sky around the cluster NGC 6604

This visible-light wide-field image of the region around the star cluster NGC 6604 was created from photographs taken through blue, red and infrared filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The star cluster appears close to the centre, as a knot of bright stars. This view shows the rich landscape of gas and dust clouds surrounding the cluster. The field of view is approximately 2.9 degrees across.

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ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1218c
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2012. április 25. 12.00
Related releases:eso1218
Size:10516 x 8533 px

About the Object

Név:NGC 6604
Típus:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:5500 light years
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Category:Star Clusters

Képformátumok

Large JPEG
41,5 MB
Screensize JPEG
570,1 KB

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529,6 KB
1280x1024
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2048x1536
2,5 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):18 18 2.92
Position (Dec):-12° 14' 31.01"
Field of view:176.43 x 143.18 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
B+R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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