The planetary nebula NGC 6563 observed with the AOF

The Adaptive Optics Facility works to remove the blurring effect of Earth’s atmosphere. When used one can see much finer details in the faint planetary nebula NGC 6563 as compared to the natural sky quality.

Credit:

ESO/P. Weilbacher (AIP)

About the Image

Id:eso1724c
Type:Observation
Release date:2 August 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1724
Size:608 x 620 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6563
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Constellation:Sagittarius
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):18 12 2.49
Position (Dec):-33° 52' 6.87"
Field of view:1.01 x 1.03 arcminutes
Orientation:North is -0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
OIII
500 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
V
547 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
NII
575 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
H-alpha
656 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
OI Continuum
634 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
NII
658 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
I
879 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
OI
630 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE

 

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