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Digitized Sky Survey Image of NGC 4755

Digitized Sky Survey Image of NGC 4755

Date: 28 October 2009
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 4755
Copyright: ESO, ESA/Hubble and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

A wide-field image of the region around NGC 4755 constructed from the data from Digitized Sky Survey 2. The bright star is Mimosa, one of the main four stars in the Southern Cross. The darkness towards the bottom of the image is part of the Coal Sack, a vast area of obscuring dust easily visible to the unaided eye. The field of view is approximately 2.8 degrees × 2.9 degrees.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
23-Apr-2024 11:49 UT

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