Wide-field view of part of the Large Magellanic Cloud

This wide-field view captures several star formations regions in the constellation of Dorado (The Swordfish). These glowing clouds of gas are located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of the Milky Way’s satellite galaxies. The bright region a little to the left of centre is NGC 2035. This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1348c
Type:Observation
Release date:27 November 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1348
Size:7263 x 5546 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 2035
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• X - Nebulae
• X - Stars
Constellation:Dorado

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 35 31.21
Position (Dec):-67° 35' 3.17"
Field of view:121.87 x 93.06 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 5.5° left of vertical

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BandTelescope
Infrared
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Digitized Sky Survey 2
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R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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