Wide-field view of the sky around the dark cloud Lupus 4

This view of the sky around the dark cloud Lupus 4 was created from the images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. Lupus 4 is a dense pocket of gas and dust where new stars are expected to form. The cloud is located about 400 light-years away from Earth, on the border between the constellations of Lupus (The Wolf) and Norma (The Carpenter's Square).

Forrás:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1427c
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2014. szeptember 3. 12.00
Related releases:eso1427
Size:7118 x 7136 px

About the Object

Név:Lupus 4
Típus:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Dark
Constellation:Lupus
Category:Nebulae

Képformátumok

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22,7 MB
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Coordinates

Position (RA):16 1 29.02
Position (Dec):-41° 53' 41.57"
Field of view:119.78 x 120.09 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.5° right of vertical

Colours & filters

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

 

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