Star on a Hubble diet (ground-based image)

Part of the constellation Scorpius centred on NGC 6357 which has star cluster Pismis 24 in its centre. This image is a colour composite taken by the Digitized Sky Survey (DSS), the field of view is 3.8x3.3 degrees.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:heic0619e
Type:Observation
Release date:11 December 2006, 19:30
Related releases:heic0619
Size:13445 x 11645 px

About the Object

Name:Cl Pismis 24, Pismis 24, Pismis 24-1
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:8000 light years

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

Image Formats

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