Omega Centauri wide-field (ground-based image)

In this image there is the Southern Milky-Way patch. At the centre, the constellation of Centaurus, where the globular cluster Omega Centauri is located.

Credit:

A. Fujii

About the Image

Id:heic0809c
Type:Photographic
Release date:2 April 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0809
Size:5584 x 4408 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 5139, Omega Centauri
Type:• Solar System : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Milky Way
• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
• X - Stars Images/Videos
Distance:17000 light years


Image Formats

Large JPEG
10.7 MB
Screensize JPEG
494.5 KB

Zoomable


Also see our