The Tarantula Nebula region imaged with HAWK-I with the Adaptive Optics Facility

This image of the dramatic star formation region 30 Doradus, also known as the Tarantula Nebula, was created from a mosaic of images taken using the HAWK-I instrument working with the Adaptive optics Facility of ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile. The stars are significantly sharper than the same image without adaptive optics being used, and fainter stars can be seen.

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Om billedet

Id:ann18006a
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:30. januar 2018 11:00
Relaterede meddelelser:ann18006
Størrelse:4397 x 4250 px

Om objektet

Navn:30 Doradus
Type:Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Constellation:Dorado
Kategori:Nebulae

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Koordinater

Position (RA):5 38 42.24
Position (Dec):-69° 6' 7.73"
Field of view:7.81 x 7.55 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 0.8° droite fra lodret

Farver & filtre

BåndBølgelængdeTeleskop
Infrarød
Y
1.021 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarød
Ks
2.146 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarød
Y
1.021 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarød
Ks
2.146 μmVery Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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