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 bilden

ID:eso0719b
Typ:Observation
Publiceringsdatum:30 mars 2007
Relaterade pressmeddelanden:eso0719
Storlek:4016 x 4008 px

Om objektet

Namn:Omega Centauri
Typ:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Avstånd:17000 ljusår
Kategori:Star Clusters

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Synligt ljus
Br-gamma
Very Large Telescope
ESO Multi-conjugate Adaptive optics Demonstrator (MAD)