47 Tucanae, NGC 104

Noirlab_noao-02212_1024

noirlab_noao-02212 June 30th, 2020

Credit: NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

47 Tucanae, or NGC104, a globular cluster in the constellation Tucana, as seen by the CTIO 4-meter Blanco telescope in 1975. One of the nearest globular clusters, at only 16000 light-years, 47 Tuc has a diameter of 210 light-years and a mass about one million times that of the Sun.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02212/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
47 Tucanae NGC 104
Noirlab_noao-02212_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 0h 23m 5.9s
DEC = -72° 3’ 40.3”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
41.6 x 33.2 arcminutes
Constellation
Tucana
Noirlab_noao-02212_1280
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ID
noao-02212
Subject Category
Subject Name
47 Tucanae, NGC 104
Credits
NOIRLab/NSF/AURA
Release Date
2020-06-30T21:34:13
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02212/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
5.774741929, -72.06120151
Reference Dimension
2500.0, 2000.0
Reference Pixel
1531.662048, 1086.630257
Scale
-0.00028, 0.000277
Rotation
-0.1262082527
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
noao-02212
Metadata Date
2022-09-12T14:56:35.592925
Metadata Version
1.1
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