The star forming cloud RCW 34

This richly coloured cloud of gas called RCW 34 is a site of star formation in the southern constellation of Vela (The Sails). This image was taken using the FORS instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in northern Chile.

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Auðkenni:eso1521a
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Maí 27, 2015, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1521
Stærð:3439 x 3500 px

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Nafn:RCW 34
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula
Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Fjarlægð:10000 ljósár
Constellation:Vela
Flokkur:Nebulae

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Position (RA):8 56 32.88
Position (Dec):-43° 7' 25.24"
Field of view:7.23 x 7.36 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.0° vinstri frá lóðréttu

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TíðnisviðSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
Sýnilegt
V
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
Sýnilegt
R
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
Sýnilegt
H-alpha
Very Large Telescope
FORS2

 

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