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Digitized Sky Survey Image of Eta Carinae Nebula

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximately 4.7 x 4.9 degrees.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.

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About the Image

Id:eso0905b
Type:Observation
Release date:16 November 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1250, eso1208, eso1207, eso1145, eso0905
Size:16861 x 17580 px

About the Object

Name:Eta Carinae
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
• X - Nebulae
Distance:7500 light years
Constellation:Carina

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 45 3.63
Position (Dec):-59° 41' 4.63"
Field of view:274.39 x 286.18 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.6° left of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2
N/A
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
N/A

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