The Toby Jug Nebula as seen with ESO's Very Large Telescope

Located about 1200 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Carina (The Ship’s Keel), the Toby Jug Nebula, more formally known as IC 2220, is an example of a reflection nebula. It is a cloud of gas and dust illuminated from within by the central star, designated HD 65750.

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About the Image

Id:eso1343a
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2013. október 9. 12.00
Related releases:eso1343
Size:3368 x 3368 px

About the Object

Név:IC 2220
Típus:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Reflection
Distance:1200 light years
Constellation:Carina
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):7 56 51.33
Position (Dec):-59° 7' 31.28"
Field of view:7.06 x 7.06 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° right of vertical

 

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