Bok Globule B68

ESO Press Photo eso0102 shows a comparison of the central area of globule B68 in a colour composite of visible and near-infrared on the left and a false-colour composite based on a visible (here rendered as blue), a near-infrared (green) and an infrared (red) on the right.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0102c
Type:Observation
Release date:10 January 2001
Related releases:eso0102
Size:2828 x 1461 px

About the Object

Name:B 68, Barnard 68
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Dark : Bok Globule
• X - Nebulae
Distance:500 light years

Image Formats

Large JPEG
2.5 MB
Screensize JPEG
385.1 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
600.5 KB
1280x1024
930.8 KB
1600x1200
1.3 MB
1920x1200
1.6 MB
2048x1536
1.9 MB

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Optical
V
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Infrared
I
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Infrared
K
New Technology Telescope
SofI

Notes: Infrared exposures relate to the right image only.

 

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