The Becklin-Neugebauer object

Composite (false-) colour image obtained by NAOS-CONICA of the region around the Becklin-Neugebauer object that is deeply embedded in the Orion Nebula. It is based on two exposures, one in the light of shock-excited molecular hydrogen line (H 2 ; wavelength 2.12 µm; here rendered as blue) and one in the broader K-band (2.2 µm; red) from ionized hydrogen. A third (green) image was produced as an "average" of the H 2 and K-band images. The field-of-view measures 20 x 25 arcsec 2, cf. the 1 x 1 arcsec 2 square. North is up and east to the left.

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Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso0137g
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:03 Dhjetor 2001
Publikime të ngjashme:eso0137
Përmasat:577 x 694 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:Becklin-Neugebauer Object
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Protostar
Distanca:1400 vite dritë
Kategori:Nebulae

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Ngjyra & filtera

BandaGjatësi valeTeleskopi
Infra të kuqe
H
2.12 μmVery Large Telescope
NACO
Infra të kuqe
Pseudogreen (H+K)
Very Large Telescope
NACO
Infra të kuqe
K
2.2 μmVery Large Telescope
NACO

 

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