Around the Cat's Paw Nebula

Wide view centred on the Cat’s Paw Nebula (NGC 6334).

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1003b
Type:Observation
Release date:20 January 2010, 12:00
Related releases:eso1003
Size:6492 x 4692 px

About the Object

Name:Cat's Paw Nebula, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS 2), NGC 6334
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission
• X - Nebulae
• X - Stars
Distance:5500 light years
Constellation:Scorpius

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 19 58.02
Position (Dec):-35° 57' 47.06"
Field of view:107.46 x 77.66 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 4.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
806 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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