The globular cluster Omega Centauri (MAD/VLT)

Mosaic of images covering the central parts of Omega Centauri, the most luminous globular cluster as seen from Earth. The images were taken with CAMCAO in Br-gamma for a total exposure time of 5 minutes (the original pixel scale is 0.028 arcsec). The stars in the 2 arcmin field of view have a FWHM between 0.08 and 0.10 arcsec.

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Om bildet

ID:eso0719b
Type:Observasjon
Publiseringsdato:30. mars 2007
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso0719
Størrelse:4016 x 4008 px

Om objektet

Navn:Omega Centauri
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Avstand:17000 lysår
Kategori:Star Clusters

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