SNR 0543-689 in the LMC

This is a bright, compact nebula that is located on the North-Western rim of the ringshaped nebula DEM L 299. It is known as SNR 0543-689 and it is the remnant of a more recent supernova explosion. The sky field measures 3.6 x 3.5 arcmin. North is up and East is left.

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About the Image

Id:eso0437c
Type:Observation
Release date:10 December 2004
Related releases:eso0437
Size:906 x 878 px

About the Object

Name:DEM L 299
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula
• X - Nebulae
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 38 42.61
Position (Dec):-69° 6' 3.89"
Field of view:3.60 x 3.49 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.4° right of vertical
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BandTelescope
Ultraviolet
U
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Ultraviolet
U
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
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MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

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