The Nebular Blob in N214C

Zoom-in on the nebular blob lying ~ 60" (50 light-years) north of the Sk-71 51 cluster. The image is based on individual exposures taken through narrow-band filters around H-alpha (red), [O III] (green) and H-beta (blue). The field size is 104" x 101" on the sky, corresponding to roughly 85 by 82 light-years. North is up and east to the left.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0513e
Type:Observation
Release date:22 April 2005
Related releases:eso0513
Size:1228 x 1193 px

About the Object

Name:N214C
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
• X - Nebulae
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Mensa

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 41 39.68
Position (Dec):-71° 19' 55.83"
Field of view:1.65 x 1.60 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
H-beta
New Technology Telescope
EMMI
Optical
Oiii
New Technology Telescope
EMMI
Optical
H-alpha
New Technology Telescope
EMMI

 

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