Messier 78: a reflection nebula in Orion

This new image of the reflection nebula Messier 78 was captured using the Wide Field Imager camera on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory, Chile. This colour picture was created from many monochrome exposures taken through blue, yellow/green and red filters, supplemented by exposures through a filter that isolates light from glowing hydrogen gas. The total exposure times were 9, 9, 17.5 and 15.5 minutes per filter, respectively.

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Kilde:

ESO/Igor Chekalin

Om bildet

ID:eso1105a
Type:Observasjon
Publiseringsdato:16. februar 2011 12:00
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso1105
Størrelse:8679 x 8411 px

Om objektet

Navn:M 78, Messier 78
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Reflection
Avstand:1400 lysår
Constellation:Orion
Kategori:Nebulae

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Koordinater

Position (RA):5 46 37.42
Position (Dec):0° 6' 40.62"
Field of view:34.43 x 33.36 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 1.6° til høyre for vertikalen

 

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