DEM L 144 near N44 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Region in the Large Magellanic Cloud towards the South of N44 with pink-green shades that has been designated DEM L 144. It is a region of ionised hydrogen. The colours have been enhanced compared to ESO Press Photo eso0332a to clearly show the different shades.

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About the Image

Id:eso0332d
Type:Observation
Release date:3 November 2003
Related releases:eso0332
Size:902 x 897 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud
Type:• X - Nebulae
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 21 29.93
Position (Dec):-68° 10' 48.72"
Field of view:3.58 x 3.56 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° right of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
Oii
372 nm MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
Oiii
500 nm MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
H-alpha
656 nm MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

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