The globular star cluster Messier 4

This image from the Wide Field Imager attached to the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory shows the spectacular globular star cluster Messier 4. This great ball of ancient stars is one of the closest of such stellar systems to the Earth and appears in the constellation of Scorpius (The Scorpion) close to the bright red star Antares.

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ESO

Acknowledgement: ESO Imaging Survey 

O slici

Id:eso1235a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:5. septembar 2012. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1235
Veličina:7982 x 7712 px

O objektu

Naziv:M 4, Messier 4, NGC 6121
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Udaljenost:7000 svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Scorpius
Kategorija:Star Clusters

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Koordinate

Position (RA):16 23 35.05
Position (Dec):-26° 30' 52.37"
Field of view:31.68 x 30.61 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.0°desno od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Optički
B
456 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optički
V
540 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Infracrveni
I
784 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI