NGC 6355

Telescope: Hubble Space Telescope, 2.4m Reflector, 57.6m FL
Camera: Wide Field Camera 3 (Ultraviolet and visible light channels), about 3' x 3' field of view, 4096 x 4096 pixels
Exposure: 1320 seconds F438W(blue), 240 seconds F555W(red), synthetic green. Processed with PixInsight.
Image Center (J2000): RA 17h 23m, Dec -26° 21'

Globular cluster embedded in crowded star field 5° from the galactic plane. Images taken in 2010 as part of a study of high concentration globular clusters.


Hubble Archive files:

Red: hst_11628_06_wfc3_uvis_f438w_sci.fits
Green: synthetic
Blue: hst_11628_06_wfc3_uvis_f555w_sci.fits
NGC 6355, Globular cluster  embedded in crowded star field 5° from the galactic plane. Images taken in 2010 as part of a study of high concentration globular clusters.