Ground-based Image of Globular Cluster NGC 6397

Ground-based Image of Globular Cluster NGC 6397

Credit:

D. Verschatse (Antilhue Observatory, Chile)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0742b
Type:Observation
Release date:4 December 2007, 16:00
Size:1053 x 1580 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6397
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Distance:9000 light years
Constellation:Ara
Category:Star Clusters

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 40 41.13
Position (Dec):-53° 41' 20.15"
Field of view:24.72 x 37.08 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 91.0° left of vertical

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