Wide-field view of the sky around the cometary globule CG4

This wide-field image shows a rich region of the sky in the constellation of Puppis (The Poop). At the centre lies the strange cometary globule CG4. Other interesting objects are also seen, including several much more distant spiral galaxies. This colour view was produced from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1503c
Type:Observation
Release date:28 January 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1503
Size:9174 x 9597 px

About the Object

Name:CG4
Type:Unspecified : Nebula
Constellation:Puppis
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):7 33 25.63
Position (Dec):-46° 51' 33.09"
Field of view:155.96 x 163.15 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 89.3° right of vertical

 

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