The star cluster NGC 2100 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

The brilliant star cluster NGC 2100 lies in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a small satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. This image was taken with the EMMI instrument on the ESO New Technology Telescope (NTT) at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. This star cluster lies close to the Tarantula Nebula and some of the colourful outer parts of the nebula appear in this image. The smaller cluster, close to the right-hand edge of the picture and just below centre, is NGC 2092.

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O slici

Id:eso1133a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:7. septembar 2011. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1133
Veličina:2029 x 1956 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 2100
Tip:Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Udaljenost:170000 svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Dorado
Kategorija:Star Clusters

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Koordinate

Position (RA):5 42 8.06
Position (Dec):-69° 12' 42.83"
Field of view:8.99 x 8.66 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.7°levo od vertikale