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.)

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0137f
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2001. december 3.
Related releases:eso0137
Size:400 x 397 px

About the Object

Név:NGC 3603
Típus:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Distance:20000 light years
Category:Nebulae

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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
K
Very Large Telescope
NACO
Infrared
I
814 nmHubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

 

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