Wide-field of Omega Centauri and its surroundings (DSS2, ground-based image)

A wide star field image of the region around Omega Centauri (NGC 5139). The field-of-view is approximately 4.6 x 4.1 degrees.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and the Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

About the Image

Id:heic0809b
Type:Observation
Release date:2 April 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0809
Size:14830 x 16718 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 5139, Omega Centauri
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Globular
• X - Star Clusters Images/Videos
Distance:17000 light years

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
R
DSS

Image Formats

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