The Carina Nebula around the Wolf–Rayet star WR 22

This image of part of the Carina Nebula was created from images taken through red, green and blue filters with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. It is centred on the unusual hot massive young star WR 22, a member of the rare class of Wolf–Rayet stars. The field of view is 0.55 x 0.55 degrees, covering a 72 x 72 light-year region at the distance of the nebula.

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Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1031a
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Kor 28, 2010, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1031
Përmasat:8395 x 8261 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:Carina Nebula, Eta Carinae, WR 22
Tipi:Milky Way : Nebula
Milky Way : Star : Type : Wolf-Rayet
Distanca:7500 vite dritë
Constellation:Carina
Kategori:Nebulae

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):10 41 27.53
Position (Dec):-59° 40' 16.81"
Field of view:33.29 x 32.77 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 1.6° djathtas vertikales

 

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