Region R37 in the Carina Nebula

This image was taken by the MUSE instrument, mounted on ESO’s Very Large Telescope and shows the region R37 within the Carina Nebula, 7500 light-years away. The massive stars within the star formation region slowly destroy the pillars of dust and gas from which they are born.

Crédit:

ESO/A. McLeod

À propos de l'image

Identification:eso1639d
Type:Observation
Date de publication:2 novembre 2016 12:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1639
Taille:301 x 593 px

À propos de l'objet

Nom:Carina Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Constellation:Carina
Catégorie:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 44 31.59
Position (Dec):-59° 39' 8.18"
Field of view:1.00 x 1.98 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 180.0° left of vertical

Couleurs & filtres

DomaineLongueur d'ondeTélescope
Visible
OIII
500 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Visible
H-Alpha
656 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Visible
SII
671 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE

 

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