The Hyades star cluster

Wide-field view of the Hyades star cluster created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:noirlab2018e
Type:Observation
Release date:Aug. 4, 2020, 1:18 p.m.
Related releases:noirlab2018
Size:10000 x 5838 px

About the Object

Name:Hyades
Constellation:Taurus
Category:Star Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):4 28 32.27
Position (Dec):15° 34' 47.77"
Field of view:535.86 x 312.83 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° right of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
479 nmDigitized Sky Survey
Infrared
R
649 nmDigitized Sky Survey
Optical
I
825 nmDigitized Sky Survey