Messier 55 (M55) globular cluster

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eso_m55-3point6-m_copy December 3rd, 2009

Credit: ESO

Globular cluster Messier 55 (M55, or NGC 6809) in the constellation Sagittarius, as imaged by the ESO 3.6-metre telescope on La Silla.

Image Source: http://www.eso.org/public/images/m55-3point6-m_copy/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Messier 55
Subject - Milky Way
Star » Grouping » Cluster » Globular
Eso_m55-3point6-m_copy_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 19h 39m 59.7s
DEC = -30° 57’ 53.5”
Orientation
North is 1.5° CW
Field of View
42.0 x 41.3 arcminutes
Constellation
Sagittarius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_magenta ESO 3.6-metre telescope (None) Optical -
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ID
m55-3point6-m_copy
Subject Category
B.3.6.4.2  
Subject Name
Messier 55
Credits
ESO
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
http://www.eso.org/public/images/m55-3point6-m_copy/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Instrument
None
Color Assignment
Magenta
Band
Optical
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
294.998738, -30.964858
Reference Dimension
5787.0, 5688.0
Reference Pixel
2791.77224063, 2585.45687444
Scale
-0.00012090904, 0.00012090904
Rotation
-1.52200209283
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
http://www.eso.org/
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
m55-3point6-m_copy
Metadata Date
2009-06-09T10:16:05+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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