The Ant Nebula at 12.8 μm

Image of the Ant Nebula (Mz3) in the narrow-band filter centred at wavelength 12.8 μm. The scale is 0.127 arcsec/pixel and the total field-of-view is 33 x 33 arcsec, with North at the top and East to the left. The total integration time was 200 seconds. Note the diffraction rings around the central star which confirm that the maximum spatial resolution possible with the 8.2-m telescope is being achieved.

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ESO

Om billedet

Id:eso0417e
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:12. maj 2004
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso0417
Størrelse:768 x 770 px

Om objektet

Navn:Ant Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Afstand:8000 lysår
Kategori:Nebulae

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Farver & filtre

BåndBølgelængdeTeleskop
Infrarød
Mid-IR
12 μmVery Large Telescope
VISIR

 

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