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Wide Field Image of the Jewel Box

Wide Field Image of the Jewel Box

Date: 28 October 2009
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 4755
Copyright: ESO

This image of the well-known NGC 4755 cluster or Jewel Box was taken with the Wide Field Imager (WFI) on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO's La Silla Observatory. It highlights the cluster and its rich surroundings in all their multicoloured glory. The field of view is 20 arcminutes across. The picture is based on images obtained through B, V and I filters.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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