Magellanic gemstone in the southern sky [NGC 265]
Hubble has captured the most detailed image to date of the open star cluster NGC 265 in the Small Magellanic Cloud.
The image taken with the Advanced Camera for Surveys onboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope show a myriad of stars in crystal clear detail. The brilliant open star cluster, NGC 265, is located about 200,000 light-years away and is roughly 65 light-years across.
About the Image
|Release date:||18 April 2006, 15:00|
|Size:||1701 x 1701 px|
About the Object
Colours & filters
|439 nm||Hubble Space Telescope|
|555 nm||Hubble Space Telescope|
|814 nm||Hubble Space Telescope|