NGC 6791: full Hubble ACS field

The full Hubble Advanced Camera for Surveys field is full of stars estimated to be 8 billion years old. Two background galaxies can be seen at upper left.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and L. Bedin (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0825c
Type:Observation
Release date:10 July 2008, 15:00
Size:6260 x 3630 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6791
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:13000 light years
Constellation:Sagittarius

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
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606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
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814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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