Acrux and surrounds - 2010 May

posted: 2622 days ago, on Friday, 2010 May 21 at 14:43
tags: astronomy, astrophotography, deep sky, Kos Coronaios.

Acrux and surrounds - 2010 May

Contributor: Kos Coronaios

Date: 2010 May

A dramatic black-and-white view of Acrux and surroundings.
The bright cluster to the far left of Acrux is the astonishing NGC 4349, first spotted by James Dunlop in
the 1820s from Australia. The western tip of the Coal Sack intrudes into the frame at lower-right.

nothing more to see. please move along.