Wide-field view of the sky around the Medusa Nebula

This wide-field view shows the sky around the large but faint planetary nebula known as the Medusa Nebula. The full extent of the object can be seen, as well as many faint stars and, far beyond them, numerous distant galaxies.This picture was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso1520c
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Maí 20, 2015, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1520
Stærð:8525 x 8748 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:Medusa Nebula, Sh 2-274
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Milky Way : Nebula
Fjarlægð:1500 ljósár
Constellation:Gemini
Flokkur:Nebulae

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Position (RA):7 29 6.34
Position (Dec):13° 14' 38.04"
Field of view:143.19 x 146.93 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.5° højre frá lóðréttu

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Digitized Sky Survey 2
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