Wide-field image of the constellation Crux (ground-based image)

The Jewel Box is shown just right of centre, above the dark nebula called the Coal Sack in this picture of the southern sky. The picture was taken with a small ground-based camera.

Credit:

A. Fujii

About the Image

Id:heic0913f
Type:Photographic
Release date:29 October 2009, 10:00
Related releases:heic0913
Size:4311 x 5442 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4755
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:6500 light years


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