Globular cluster NGC 4147

This globular cluster, NGC 4147, seen with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, was one of many which were used by astronomers to measure the total mass of the Milky Way.

NGC 4147 is located about 60 000 light-years from Earth in the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (the Berenice's hair).

Credit:

ESA/Hubble & NASA, T. Sohn et al.

About the Image

Id:heic1905c
Type:Observation
Release date:7 March 2019, 16:00
Related releases:heic1905
Size:4136 x 4154 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4147
Type:Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
Distance:60000 light years
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Category:Star Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 10 6.17
Position (Dec):18° 32' 32.74"
Field of view:3.45 x 3.46 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 17.3° left of vertical

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BandWavelengthTelescope
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