Join Donate

The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

M11: Concentric Contemplation

M11: Concentric Contemplation
M11: Concentric Contemplation

Adam Block / Mount Lemmon SkyCenter / University of Arizona

M11: Concentric Contemplation
These "star circles" in M11 (The Wild Duck Cluster, also known as NGC 6705) were imaged on August 18, 2015 at the Mount Lemmon SkyCenter. Drag the green slider in the middle of the image back and forth to compare the view of only the star circles to the circles with M11 in the background. View additional information.

© This image is copyrighted with all rights reserved. Do not reuse in any way without permission. Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder: Adam Block

Original image data dated on or about August 18, 2015

Explore related images: before and after, BMSIL, pretty pictures, stars and galaxies

Comments & Sharing
More Images
Bill Nye and people
Let's Change the World

Become a member of The Planetary Society and together we will create the future of space exploration.

Join Today

Bruce Murray and Carl Sagan
Pretty Pictures

Support the Bruce Murray Space Image Library and help us share the wonders of other worlds.


"We're changing the world. Are you in?"
- CEO Bill Nye

I'm In!