Wide-field view of Messier 9 (ground-based image)

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 shows a wide-field view of globular cluster Messier 9 and its surroundings, imaged by a ground-based telescope. The dark patches are clouds of interstellar dust. Immediately to the right of Messier 9 is the dark cloud Barnard 64.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin)

About the Image

Id:heic1205b
Type:Observation
Release date:16 March 2012, 11:00
Related releases:heic1205
Size:7129 x 7143 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 9
Type:• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:25000 light years


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BandTelescope
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DSS
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