Digitized sky survey image of the Eagle Nebula

This image is a colour composite of the Eagle Nebula (M 16) made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximatelly 3.8 x 3.3 degrees.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.

About the Image

Id:eso1518e
Type:Observation
Release date:30 April 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1518
Size:13749 x 11772 px

About the Object

Name:Eagle Nebula, M 16
Type:Milky Way : Nebula
Distance:7000 light years
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Category:Nebulae

Image Formats

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47.5 MB
Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):18 18 47.13
Position (Dec):-13° 51' 9.78"
Field of view:230.89 x 197.69 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 5.8° left of vertical

Colours & filters

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

 

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