Illustration of ELT resolution comparison of NGC 3603

This illustration aims to show how the nebula NGC 3603 as seen by three different telescopes: the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, ESO’s Very Large Telescope with the help of its adaptive optics modules, and the future Extremely Large Telescope. NGC 3603 is a star-forming region in the Carina spiral arm of the Milky Way, 20 000 light-years away from Earth. Note that this illustration is approximate.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:elt-res-comp-ngc3603
Type:Collage
Release date:24 September 2018, 12:59
Size:1857 x 651 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3603
Type:Unspecified : Technology : Observatory : Telescope
Category:ELT
Nebulae

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