Superbubble in the constellation of Dorado

This chart shows the location of the star formation region and superbubble LHA 120–N 44 around the star cluster NGC 1929 within the constellation of Dorado (The Dolphin Fish). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and the nebula is marked as a green square within a red circle. Through a moderate-sized amateur telescope this object can be seen as a faint glow.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:20 July 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1125
Size:3338 x 3335 px

About the Object

Name:Dorado, LHA 120-N 44
Distance:170000 light years

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