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Emission Nebula NGC 6357

Date: 12 December 2006
Depicts: Emission nebula NGC 6357
Copyright: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble), the ESA/ESO/NASA Photoshop FITS Liberator & Digitized Sky Survey 2

Part of the constellation Scorpius centred on the emission nebula NGC 6357.  In the centre of the nebula lies the open star cluster Pismis 24. This image is a colour composite taken by the Digitized Sky Survey (DSS), the field of view is 3.8° × 3.3°.

Last Update: 12 December 2006

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