Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 1929

This visible-light wide-field image of the area around the star-forming region LHA 120–N 44 surrounding the cluster NGC 1929, was created from photographs taken through red and blue filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The superbubble appears close to the centre and several other star formation regions are visible in the surrounding sky. The field of view is approximately three degrees across.

Credit:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1125c
Type:Observation
Release date:20 July 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1125
Size:10648 x 8771 px

About the Object

Name:Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS 2), LHA 120-N 44, N 44, NGC 1929, Superbubble, Wide field view
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission
• X - Nebulae
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 22 8.01
Position (Dec):-67° 56' 14.10"
Field of view:178.66 x 147.17 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.4° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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