jewel box

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Related to NGC 4755: Open Cluster NGC 4755

jewel box

n.
A usually lined box or case for holding jewelry. Also called jewel case.

jew′el box`


n.
1. a small case for jewelry or other valuables.
2. a hinged plastic case for the storage of a compact disc.
[1825–35]
Translations

jewel box

, jewel case

jewel box

jewel case n(cofanetto) portagioie m inv
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The Kappa Crucis Cluster, also known as NGC 4755 or simply the "Jewel Box", is just bright enough to be seen with the unaided eye.
From northeast to southwest these include M16 (the Star Queen or Eagle Nebula) in Serpens; the emission nebulae M17 (Swan), M20 (Trifid), and M8 (Lagoon) in Sagittarius; the open clusters M21 in Sagittarius and NGC 6231 in Scorpius; the open cluster and emission nebula NGC 6193 and 6188 in Ara; the open cluster NGC 4755 (Jewel Box) in Crux; and the giant emission nebula NGC 3372, also known as the Eta Carinae Nebula.
NGC 4755, in the southern constellation Crux, the Cross, is a particularly fine cache of celestial gems.
6, ASSA 49 NGC 4463, Collinder 260, open cluster vdBH 135 Coal Sack, C 99, ASSA 51 dark nebula M 88, NGC 4501, LEDA 41517 galaxy Stargate Asterism asterism NGC 4565, LEDA 42038, C 38 galaxy NGC 4609, Coalsack Cluster, open cluster C 98 NGC 4755, Jewel Box, C 94, open cluster ASSA 52 M 64, NGC 4826, Black Eye galaxy Galaxy NGC 4833, C 105, Ben 56, globular cluster ASSA 53 M 53, NGC 5024, Melotte 117 globular cluster NGC 5189, IC 4274, Ben 62, planetary nebula ASSA 57 Designation Co-ordinates (J2000.
But what makes the view striking is that the nebular void is bracketed by the brilliant sapphires of Alpha ([alpha]) and Beta ([beta]) Crucis and crowned by the compact, wonderful Jewel Box Cluster, NGC 4755.