The GigaGalaxy Zoom composite

The three images of ESO’s GigaGalaxy Zoom project showing the sky at different levels: from the view seen by the unaided eye to one seen through an amateur telescope, with a final zoom in onto the Lagoon Nebula as seen through a professional telescope.

Credit:

ESO/S. Guisard/S. Brunier

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso0936b
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:28 september 2009
Gerelateerde berichten:eso0936
Grootte:4330 x 7665 px

Over het object

Naam:Lagoon Nebula, Messier 8
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Afstand:5000 lichtjaren
Categorie:Nebulae

Image Formats

Grote JPEG
12,4 MB

Inzoomen


Wallpapers

1024x768
396,0 KB
1280x1024
644,4 KB
1600x1200
964,8 KB
1920x1200
1,1 MB
2048x1536
1,5 MB

Kleuren & filters

BandTelescoop
Optisch
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optisch
V
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optisch
R
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optisch
H-alpha
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

Noten: Exposure information refers to the bottom image. The other two pictures taken through an amateur telescope.

 

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