Wide Field Imager view of the star formation region NGC 3582

This picture of the star formation region NGC 3582 was taken using the Wide Field Imager at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile. The image reveals giant loops of gas ejected by dying stars that bear a striking resemblance to solar prominences. 

Credit:

ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2 and Joe DePasquale 

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso1113a
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:13 april 2011 12:00
Gerelateerde berichten:eso1113
Grootte:8410 x 8327 px

Over het object

Naam:NGC 3582
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Afstand:10000 lichtjaren
Constellation:Carina
Categorie:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 12 12.03
Position (Dec):-61° 16' 24.68"
Field of view:32.71 x 32.38 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.9° left of vertical

Kleuren & filters

BandTelescoop
Infrarood
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optisch
Pseudogreen (I+R)
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
Optisch
H-alpha
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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