NGC 6522 and NGC 6528

Noirlab_noao-02268_1024

noirlab_noao-02268 June 30th, 2020

Credit: NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

Two globular clusters seen through the dense star field in the direction towards the center of our Galaxy, in the constellation Sagittarius. These systems are relatively young for globular clusters, being only about 10 million years old. KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope, 1975.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02268/

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

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 6522 NGC 6528
Noirlab_noao-02268_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 18h 4m 31.9s
DEC = -30° 0’ 47.7”
Orientation
North is 179.9° CCW
Field of View
30.4 x 24.4 arcminutes
Constellation
Sagittarius
Noirlab_noao-02268_1280
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ID
noao-02268
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 6522, NGC 6528
Credits
NOIRLab/NSF/AURA
Release Date
2020-06-30T21:53:15
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02268/
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
271.1329972, -30.0132383
Reference Dimension
2500.0, 2000.0
Reference Pixel
888.1660271, 1168.669456
Scale
-0.000202, 0.000203
Rotation
179.8936924
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-02268
Metadata Date
2022-09-12T14:56:41.027856
Metadata Version
1.1
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