The sky around the Skull Nebula

This image shows the sky around the location of NGC 246, the Skull Nebula, which is visible in blue at the very centre of the frame. This picture was created from images in the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso2019c
Type:Observation
Release date:30 October 2020, 12:00
Related releases:eso2019
Size:7453 x 6552 px

About the Object

Name:NGC246
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Constellation:Cetus
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 47 3.02
Position (Dec):-11° 52' 27.35"
Field of view:125.12 x 109.99 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 180.2° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
491 nmDigitized Sky Survey
Optical
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey
Optical
I
825 nmDigitized Sky Survey

 

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