The Carina Nebula around the Wolf–Rayet star WR 22

This image of part of the Carina Nebula was created from images taken through red, green and blue filters with the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. It is centred on the unusual hot massive young star WR 22, a member of the rare class of Wolf–Rayet stars. The field of view is 0.55 x 0.55 degrees, covering a 72 x 72 light-year region at the distance of the nebula.

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O slici

Id:eso1031a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:28. jul 2010. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1031
Veličina:8395 x 8261 px

O objektu

Naziv:Carina Nebula, Eta Carinae, WR 22
Tip:Milky Way : Nebula
Milky Way : Star : Type : Wolf-Rayet
Udaljenost:7500 svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Carina
Kategorija:Nebulae

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Koordinate

Position (RA):10 41 27.53
Position (Dec):-59° 40' 16.81"
Field of view:33.29 x 32.77 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 1.6°desno od vertikale

 

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