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Wide field view of the area around the Toby Jug Nebula

This wide-field image shows the patch of sky around the Toby Jug Nebula (IC 2220). This view was created from photographs forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The spikes and blue circles around the stars in this picture are artifacts of the telescope and the photographic process.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

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About the Image

Id:eso1343c
Type:Observation
Release date:9 October 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1343
Size:10311 x 9993 px

About the Object

Name:IC 2220
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Reflection
• X - Nebulae
Distance:1200 light years
Constellation:Carina

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Coordinates

Position (RA):7 56 41.97
Position (Dec):-59° 6' 46.47"
Field of view:173.04 x 167.70 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.8° right of vertical
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