Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Science > Space Exploration > Telescopes Optical

Nebula and star cluster NGC 6604 C014 / 5043

Nebula and star cluster NGC 6604 C014  /  5043


Framed Photos
Photo Prints
Jigsaw Puzzles
Poster Prints
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Cards
Home Decor


We accept all major credit cards

Science Photo Library

Wall Art and Photo Gifts from Science Photo Library

Nebula and star cluster NGC 6604 C014 / 5043

Nebula and star cluster NGC 6604, optical and ultraviolet image. NGC 6604 is the bright grouping of stars at upper left. It is a young star cluster that is the densest part of a more widely scattered association containing about 100 brilliant blue-white stars. The image also shows the clusters associated nebula (red), a cloud of glowing hydrogen gas and dust clouds called Sh2-54. The cluster and nebula are 5500 light years from Earth, in the constellation of Serpens. Image obtained by the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla, Chile. Image published in 2012

Science Photo Library features Science and Medical images including photos and illustrations

Media ID 9213135

© EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

2012 Astrophysical Astrophysics Gas Cloud Glowing Nebula Nebulae Optical Serpens Star Cluster Star Formation Starbirth Region Stars Stellar Evolution Telescope Ultraviolet Universe Visible Young Dust Cloud


EDITORS COMMENTS
This print showcases the mesmerizing beauty of the Nebula and star cluster NGC 6604 C014 / 5043. Taken by the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla, Chile, this optical and ultraviolet image transports us deep into space. At first glance, our eyes are drawn to NGC 6604, a vibrant grouping of stars located in the upper left corner. This young star cluster is known for its density and contains approximately 100 brilliant blue-white stars. Surrounding it is Sh2-54, an associated nebula that bathes the scene in a stunning red hue. Composed of glowing hydrogen gas and dust clouds, this celestial cloud adds depth and intrigue to the composition. Situated approximately 5500 light years away from Earth in the constellation of Serpens, this image offers us a glimpse into a distant corner of our universe. Published in 2012 by EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY, it serves as a testament to humanity's insatiable curiosity about astrophysics and stellar evolution. As we marvel at this extraordinary snapshot captured by advanced technology, we are reminded once again of how vast and awe-inspiring our universe truly is. The intricate interplay between these celestial bodies ignites our imagination while offering valuable insights into star formation processes and new frontiers waiting to be explored beyond what meets our visible eye.

MADE IN AUSTRALIA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Cart.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Russian soldier on horseback, carrying a sword in right hand
Russian soldier on horseback, carrying a sword in right hand
Aerial View of Windsor Castle
Aerial View of Windsor Castle
John Simpson BBC Television Anouncer as part of the Election Team
John Simpson BBC Television Anouncer as part of the Election Team
Aston Martin Vantage GT8 2017 White & orange
Aston Martin Vantage GT8 2017 White & orange

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed