The Toby Jug Nebula as seen with ESO's Very Large Telescope

Located about 1200 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Carina (The Ship’s Keel), the Toby Jug Nebula, more formally known as IC 2220, is an example of a reflection nebula. It is a cloud of gas and dust illuminated from within by the central star, designated HD 65750.

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Id:eso1343a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:9. oktobar 2013. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1343
Veličina:3368 x 3368 px

O objektu

Naziv:IC 2220
Tip:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Reflection
Udaljenost:1200 svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Carina
Kategorija:Nebulae

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Koordinate

Position (RA):7 56 51.33
Position (Dec):-59° 7' 31.28"
Field of view:7.06 x 7.06 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.1°desno od vertikale

 

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