New ESO’s VLT image of the Skull Nebula

Captured in astounding detail by ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), the eerie Skull Nebula is showcased in this new image in beautiful pink and red tones. This planetary nebula, also known as NGC 246, is the first known to be associated with a pair of closely bound stars orbited by a third outer star.

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ESO

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso2019a
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Oct 30, 2020, 12:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso2019
Përmasat:1665 x 1686 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:NGC246
Tipi:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Constellation:Cetus
Kategori:Nebulae

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):0 47 3.90
Position (Dec):-11° 52' 18.83"
Field of view:7.00 x 7.08 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 180.0° majtas vertikales

Ngjyra & filtera

BandaGjatësi valeTeleskopi
Optik
b
440 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
Optik
OIII
503 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
Optik
v
557 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
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R
655 nmVery Large Telescope
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H-alpha
656 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2