Colour composite view of the Pillars of Creation from MUSE data

This colour view was created from observations of the Pillars of Creation made with the MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope. The parts of the three-dimensional MUSE data cube that correspond to emission from different chemical elements in the clouds have been extracted and combined to create this colour view of the region.

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Auðkenni:eso1518b
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Apr 30, 2015, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1518
Stærð:902 x 909 px

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Nafn:M 16, Messier 16
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Fjarlægð:7000 ljósár
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Flokkur:Nebulae

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Position (RA):18 18 51.43
Position (Dec):-13° 50' 8.80"
Field of view:3.00 x 3.03 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 40.2° vinstri frá lóðréttu

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TíðnisviðSjónauki
SýnilegtVery Large Telescope
MUSE

 

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