Wide-field view of the sky around the Pencil Nebula

This image of the region of sky around the Pencil Nebula shows a spectacular celestial landscape featuring the blue filaments of the Vela supernova remnant, the red glow of clouds of hydrogen and countless stars. It is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

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ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2
Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.

About the Image

Id:eso1236c
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2012. szeptember 12. 12.00
Related releases:eso1236
Size:14710 x 9825 px

About the Object

Név:Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS 2), NGC 2736, Pencil Nebula, Vela SNR
Típus:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Constellation:Vela
Category:Nebulae

Képformátumok

Large JPEG
58,3 MB
Screensize JPEG
428,2 KB

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Háttérképek

1024x768
458,6 KB
1280x1024
795,3 KB
1600x1200
1,2 MB
1920x1200
1,4 MB
2048x1536
2,0 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):9 0 12.02
Position (Dec):-45° 57' 0.24"
Field of view:247.41 x 165.25 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 93.7° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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