Choose your language:

Panning across a VLT view of the Toby Jug Nebula

Loading player...

Located about 1200 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Carina (The Ship’s Keel), the Toby Jug Nebula, more formally known as IC 2220, is an example of a reflection nebula. It is a cloud of gas and dust illuminated from within by the central star, designated HD 65750. This pan video gives a closer look at this rare object.


ESO. Music: movetwo

Bookmark and Share

About the Video

Release date:9 October 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1343

About the Object

Name:IC 2220
Type:• X - Nebulae


HD & Apple TV
32.1 MB


Large QT
13.9 MB


Video Podcast
10.5 MB
Medium MPEG-1
23.6 MB
Medium Flash
12.5 MB


Small Flash
4.1 MB
Small QT
3.4 MB

For Broadcasters

Broadcast SD
285.2 MB

Also see our