High-Resolution Spectrum of the Ant Planetary Nebula around 12.8μm

Reproduction of a high-resolution spectrum of the Ne II line (ionised Neon) at 12.8135 microns of the Ant Planetary Nebula, also known as Mz-3. The total integration time was 120 sec.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0417h
Type:Observation
Release date:12 May 2004
Related releases:eso0417
Size:1189 x 534 px

About the Object

Name:Ant Nebula, Mz3, Spectrum
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
• X - Nebulae
Distance:8000 light years

Image Formats

Large JPEG
415.8 KB
Screensize JPEG
282.1 KB

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
NeII
12 μmVery Large Telescope
VISIR

Exposure time: 120s

 

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