Melnick 34

The best available ground-based image of Melnick 34. This image was taken under ideal atmospheric conditions when the width of a star image was about 0.6 arc seconds. This image was used in a NASA release that showed the superiority of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope for imaging these objects.


Dr. Georges Meylan of the European Southern Observatory

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Release date:13 January 1994, 06:00
Size:356 x 344 px

About the Object

Name:Melnick 34
Type:Local Universe : Star : Type : Wolf-Rayet
Distance:170000 light years

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