The Pencil Nebula, a strangely shaped leftover from a vast explosion

The oddly shaped Pencil Nebula (NGC 2736) is pictured in this image from ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. This nebula is a small part of a huge remnant left over after a supernova explosion that took place about 11 000 years ago. The image was produced by the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile.

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Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1236a
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Sht 12, 2012, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1236
Përmasat:8357 x 8357 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:NGC 2736
Tipi:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Distanca:800 vite dritë
Constellation:Vela
Kategori:Nebulae

Mounted Image

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):9 0 12.02
Position (Dec):-45° 57' 0.24"
Field of view:33.16 x 33.16 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 90.1° majtas vertikales

Ngjyra & filtera

BandaGjatësi valeTeleskopi
Optik
B
456 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optik
V
540 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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R
652 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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H-alpha
659 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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