Globular cluster 47 Tucanae (ground-based image)

This image of 47 Tucanae is a colour composite taken by the Digitized Sky Survey (DSS), the field of view is 2.4x2.8 degrees.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble (Davide De Martin), the ESA/ESO/NASA Photoshop FITS Liberator & Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic0616d
Type:Observation
Release date:24 October 2006, 16:00
Related releases:heic0616
Size:9856 x 8329 px

About the Object

Name:47 Tucanae
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Distance:15000 light years
Constellation:Tucana
Category:Star Clusters

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 23 35.18
Position (Dec):-72° 6' 22.63"
Field of view:165.64 x 139.98 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 95.3° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
R
DSS

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