N44 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Southern part of the spectacular N44 H II region in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The green colour indicates areas that are particularly hot. The field measures 27.5 x 26.5 square arcminutes. North is up and East is left.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0332a
Language:en-us
Type:Observation
Release date:3 November 2003
Related releases:eso0332
Size:3984 x 3996 px

About the Object

Name:Large Magellanic Cloud, LMC, N 44
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
• X - Nebulae
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 21 36.19
Position (Dec):-67° 54' 43.15"
Field of view:32.28 x 32.38 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
Oii
372 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
Oiii
500 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
H-alpha
656 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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