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The young stellar cluster NGC 2516

The next image is a `true colour' X-ray image of the young stellar cluster NGC2516 produced from archiveD data of a 77000 sec (more than 21 hours!) ROSAT observation. The field of view is about 40 x 40 arcmin. The lower image is an optical image of this cluster (about the same field of view).

NGC 2516

NGC 2516


From Dr. Thomas Preibisch, Astronomisches Institut, Würzburg, Germany.


Curator: Michael Arida (SP Sys); arida@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov
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This file was last modified on Friday, 22-Jun-2001 15:23:27 EDT

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