Globular Cluster M4
This panoramic view of the globular cluster M4 was captured by The Kitt Peak National Observatory's 0.9-meter telescope in March 1995.
The cluster hosts some highly interesting white dwarfs that can be used to age-date the Universe.
About the Image
|Release date:||24 April 2002, 19:00|
|Size:||1900 x 1900 px|
About the Object
|Name:||M 4, Messier 4, NGC 6121|
|Type:||• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular|
• Star Clusters Images/Videos
• Cosmology Images/Videos
|Distance:||5500 light years|