Digitized sky survey 2 image of NGC 4755

A wide-field image of the region around NGC 4755 (the Jewel Box) constructed from data from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The bright star is Mimosa, one of the four stars in the Southern Cross. The darkness towards the bottom of the image is part of the Coal Sack, a vast area of obscuring dust easily visible to the unaided eye. The field of view is approximately 2.8 degrees x 2.9 degrees, or about 40 times the area of the Full Moon.

Autorska prava:

ESO, ESA/Hubble and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

O slici

Id:eso0940d
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:29. oktobar 2009.
Povezana saopštenja:eso0940
Veličina:10200 x 10286 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 4755
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
Udaljenost:6500 svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Crux
Kategorija:Star Clusters

Formati slika

Veliki JPEG
39,2 MB
JPEG izdanje
8,6 MB

Zumiranje


Wallpapers

1024x768
435,9 KB
1280x1024
758,7 KB
1600x1200
1,1 MB
1920x1200
1,4 MB
2048x1536
2,0 MB

Koordinate

Position (RA):12 53 42.12
Position (Dec):-60° 22' 1.21"
Field of view:171.22 x 172.66 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.0°levo od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Optički
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Infracrveni
I
806 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2