Wide-field view of the sky around the planetary nebula Henize 2-428

This picture shows the sky around the planetary nebula Henize 2-428. The object itself is visible as a small curving nebula at the centre of the picture, surrounded by huge number of faint stars in the Milky Way. This picture was created from images in the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

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About the Image

Id:eso1505d
Type:Observation
Release date:9 February 2015, 17:00
Related releases:eso1505
Size:6549 x 6962 px

About the Object

Name:Hen 2-428, Henize 2-428
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Constellation:Aquila
Category:Nebulae
Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):19 13 4.61
Position (Dec):15° 46' 53.72"
Field of view:109.95 x 116.89 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.7° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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