The star cluster Messier 47

This spectacular image of the star cluster Messier 47 was taken using the Wide Field Imager camera, installed on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. This young open cluster is dominated by a sprinkling of brilliant blue stars but also contains a few contrasting red giant stars.

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Auðkenni:eso1441a
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Des 17, 2014, 12:00 CET
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Nafn:M 47
Tegund:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Constellation:Puppis
Flokkur:Star Clusters

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Position (RA):7 36 21.01
Position (Dec):-14° 29' 36.59"
Field of view:34.22 x 33.02 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.0° vinstri frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Sýnilegt
V
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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R
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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