Comparison of HST and NACO image of NGC 3603

Direct comparison of two images of the same region in NGC 3603 (animated GIF). One taken with the HST (extracted from archival data) and one taken with NAOS-CONICA at the VLT. This comparison dramatically shows the potential of Adaptive Optics. (HST is operated by NASA and ESA.)

Kilde:

ESO

Om billedet

Id:eso0137f
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:3. december 2001
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso0137
Størrelse:400 x 397 px

Om objektet

Navn:NGC 3603
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Afstand:20000 lysår
Kategori:Nebulae

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Farver & filtre

BåndBølgelængdeTeleskop
Infrarød
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Very Large Telescope
NACO
Infrarød
I
814 nmHubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

 

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