The star cluster NGC 3590 in the constellation of Carina

This chart shows the large constellation of Carina, the keel of the ship Argo Navis, of Jason and the Argonauts fame. Most of the stars visible to the naked eye on a clear night are shown. The small star cluster NGC 3590 is shown. It can be seen in a small telescope as a little knot of faint stars in a rich region of the southern Milky Way.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Release date:21 May 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1416
Size:4000 x 4000 px

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Type:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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