Panning across a VLT view of the Toby Jug Nebula

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.


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About the Video

Release date:9 October 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1343
Duration:56 s

About the Object

Name:IC 2220



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