The Potential of Adaptive Optics

This image was obtained with the WFPC2 camera on the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) in the I-band (800nm). It is a 400-sec exposure and shows the same sky region as in the NAOS-CONICA image shown in ESO Press Photo eso0137 .

Credit:

HST, NASA/ESA

About the Image

Id:eso0137e
Type:Observation
Release date:3 December 2001
Related releases:eso0137
Size:753 x 800 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3603
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• X - Nebulae
Distance:20000 light years

Image Formats

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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
814 nmHubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

 

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