California nebula and the Pleiades

On the left, the red patch is an emission nebula called NGC 1499 or California nebula. On the left is the Pleiades, also known as "the Seven Sisters".  The Pleiades, located in the constellation of Taurus (The Bull), are an open star cluster containing middle aged, hot blue stars. This image was taken from ESO's La Silla Observatory.

Kredit:

Zdeněk Bardon/ESO

O snímku

Id:pleiades-ch17-bardon-cc
Typ:Fotografický
Datum zveřejnění:13. září 2017 11:36
Velikost:2704 x 1737 px

O objektu

Jméno:California Nebula, NGC 1499, Pleiades
Typ:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Milky Way : Star : Grouping : Cluster : Open
Constellation:Taurus
Kategorie:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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Souřadnice

Position (RA):3 52 58.37
Position (Dec):30° 24' 54.38"
Field of view:1320.26 x 848.11 arcminutes
Orientace:Sever je 75.3° levá od svislé osy