ESO VVV Survey Images

The following are image is taken from an ESO (European Organisation for Astronomical Research) study released on October 24 2012. The images are of a cluster called NGC-6554, taken from the survey that covers 315 arcminutes of the sky.

Click the image for a 1510×993 image that is approximately 931kb in size.


The following is the complete (re-sized) image generated the entire 173m object catalog. Click the image for an annotated version that covers the same region with more detail and having an approximate download size of 608kb:


Wide-field view of the Milky Way, showing the extent of a new VISTA gigapixel image – click the image for a 3042 x 2025 px image of approximately 3.5 Mbytes: