A ground-based sky survey photograph of the globular cluster NGC 6397, one of the nearest and densest agglomerations of stars to Earth. The cluster is located 7, 200 light-years away in the southern constellation Ara, and is one of 150 such objects which orbit our Milky Way Galaxy.
About the Image
|Release date:||17 October 1994, 05:00|
|Size:||600 x 600 px|
About the Object
|Type:||• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular|
• Star Clusters Images/Videos
|Distance:||9000 light years|