Central region of our HST image of NGC 7252

In NGC 7252, where we had discovered ~40 globular clusters with the Hubble before its refurbishment, we have recently discovered ~500 globulars with the refurbished telescope. Each of bluish pointlike sources is a likely globular.

Credit:

B. Whitmore (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9734u
Type:Observation
Release date:21 October 1997, 19:00
Size:350 x 310 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 22179-2455, NGC 7252
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:220 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
U
336 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
B
439 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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