Detail View: NASA Image of the Day Gallery: Omega Centauri

Title: 
Omega Centauri
Creator: 
NASA
Description: 
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope snapped this panoramic view of a colorful assortment of 100,000 stars residing in the crowded core of a giant star cluster. This is one of the first images taken by the new Wide Field Camera 3 that was installed aboard Hubble in May 2009 during Servicing Mission 4, which can snap sharp images over a broad range of wavelengths. Image Credit: NASA
Date: 
9/10/09
Identifier: 
385241main_omega_centauri_full_full_full
MediaType: 
Image
Year: 
2009
What: 
Hubble Space Telescope (HST)