The Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47 seen with ESO’s New Technology Telescope

This image from ESO's New Technology Telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47 as jets emerging from a star-forming dark cloud. This object was the target of a study using ALMA during the Early Science phase.

Credit:

ESO/Bo Reipurth

About the Image

Id:eso1336c
Language:en-ie
Type:Observation
Release date:20 August 2013, 16:00
Related releases:eso1336
Size:1793 x 2470 px

About the Object

Name:HH 46, HH 47
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Outflow
• X - Stars
Distance:1400 light years
Constellation:Vela

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Coordinates

Position (RA):8 25 44.37
Position (Dec):-51° 0' 25.76"
Field of view:7.53 x 10.37 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
422 nmNew Technology Telescope
EMMI
Optical
V
542 nmNew Technology Telescope
EMMI
Optical
SII
672 nmNew Technology Telescope
EMMI
Infrared
I
798 nmNew Technology Telescope
EMMI

 

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