Filaments in Tarantula

Long and bright "filaments" of luminous gas in an area SW of the centre of the Tarantula Nebula.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0216f
Type:Observation
Release date:7 June 2002
Related releases:eso0216
Size:830 x 1034 px

About the Object

Name:30 Doradus, NGC 2070
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:6.59 x 8.21 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
V
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
R
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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