Star Cluster

These comparison images of the core of the globular cluster 47 Tucanae (NGC104) were taken with the COSTAR Corrected Faint Object Camera to show the improvement in performance when compared to images taken with the uncorrected camera.

Credit:

Dr. R. Jedrzejewski (STScI), NASA, ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9411a
Type:Collage
Release date:14 January 1994, 06:00
Size:6166 x 4768 px

About the Object

Name:47 Tucanae, NGC 104
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:15000 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
Mid-UV
220 nm Hubble Space Telescope
FOC
Ultraviolet
Mid-UV
253 nm Hubble Space Telescope
FOC

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