Wide-field view of the sky around the Thor’s Helmet Nebula

This wide-field view shows the rich region of sky around the Thor’s Helmet Nebula (NGC 2359) in the constellation of Canis Major (The Great Dog). This view was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Të drejtat:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1238c
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Oct 5, 2012, 16:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1238
Përmasat:6807 x 7129 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:NGC 2359
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Type : Wolf-Rayet
Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Distanca:15000 vite dritë
Constellation:Canis Major
Kategori:Nebulae

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):7 18 30.09
Position (Dec):-13° 13' 48.61"
Field of view:114.48 x 119.90 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 89.6° majtas vertikales

Ngjyra & filtera

BandaGjatësi valeTeleskopi
Optik
B
550 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
Optik
V
660 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
Optik
R
658 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2

 

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