Highlights from the VST image of Messier 17

This montage shows six cutouts from the new VST image of the star-forming region Messier 17, also known as the Omega Nebula or Swan Nebula. Although the wide field encompasses the entire nebula and its surroundings, the VST and OmegaCAM deliver sharp images that show many fascinating details.

Autorska prava:

ESO/INAF-VST/OmegaCAM. Acknowledgement: OmegaCen/Astrowise/Kapteyn Institute

O slici

Id:eso1119e
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:8. jun 2011. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1119
Veličina:4276 x 2948 px

O objektu

Naziv:M 17, Messier 17
Tip:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Udaljenost:5500 svetlosnih godina
Kategorija:Nebulae

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Boje i flteri

OpsegTeleskop
Optički
G
VLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM
Optički
R
VLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM
Infracrveni
I
VLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM

 

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