Comparison of HST and NACO image of NGC 3603

Direct comparison of two images of the same region in NGC 3603 (animated GIF). One taken with the HST (extracted from archival data) and one taken with NAOS-CONICA at the VLT. This comparison dramatically shows the potential of Adaptive Optics. (HST is operated by NASA and ESA.)

Credit:

ESO

Over de afbeelding

Id:eso0137f
Type:Observatie
Publicatiedatum:3 december 2001
Gerelateerde berichten:eso0137
Grootte:400 x 397 px

Over het object

Naam:NGC 3603
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Afstand:20000 lichtjaren
Categorie:Nebulae

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Kleuren & filters

BandGolflengteTelescoop
Infrarood
K
Very Large Telescope
NACO
Infrarood
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814 nmHubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

 

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