The LMC HII Region N214C

Zoom-in on the LMC H II region N214C. The field size is 193"x 201" corresponding to roughly 160 x 170 light-years. The brightest object, situated toward the middle of the nebula, is the Sk-71 51 cluster. The striking compact H II blob lies ~ 60" (~ 50 light-years) north of Sk-71 51.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0513b
Type:Observation
Release date:22 April 2005
Related releases:eso0513
Size:2268 x 2370 px

About the Object

Name:N214C
Type:Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Distance:150000 light years
Constellation:Mensa
Category:Nebulae
Star Clusters

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 41 39.68
Position (Dec):-71° 19' 55.83"
Field of view:3.05 x 3.19 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
H-beta
New Technology Telescope
EMMI
Optical
Oiii
New Technology Telescope
EMMI
Optical
H-alpha
New Technology Telescope
EMMI

 

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