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Around NGC 3603

This wide-field image, based on data from Digitized Sky Survey 2, shows the whole region around the cosmic factory NGC 3603, located 22,000 light-years away.

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ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

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About the Image

Id:eso1005b
Type:Observation
Release date:3 February 2010, 12:00
Related releases:eso1005
Size:9529 x 10212 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3603
Type:• X - Nebulae
Distance:22000 light years
Constellation:Carina

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 15 9.23
Position (Dec):-61° 16' 17.51"
Field of view:159.97 x 171.43 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° right of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
806 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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