The nebula lies in the constellation Scorpius at a distance of more than five thousand light-years from Earth
National Board of the USA on Aeronautics and space research (NASA) has published the emission nebula with multiple cluster of NGC 6357.
The image in the Agency space called Wonderland because of the diversity of colors.
Photo was obtained by combining data from cosmic x-ray Observatory “Chandra” space telescope “Spitzer”, the German ROSAT x-ray Observatory and other instruments.
The nebula lies in the constellation Scorpius at a distance of more than five thousand light-years from Earth. In NGC 6357 discovered a lot of “newborn” stars of class S, and, at least, three stars superior to the mass of the Sun 100 times.
The nebula was discovered in 1837 by John Herschel. Because of its heterogeneous structure, it is called “War and peace”.
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