Optical Spectrum of the Bipolar Nebula

Optical spectrum of the bipolar nebula of a young, massive star in M 17, obtained with EFOSC2 at the ESO 3.6 m telescope and with EMMI at the ESO 3.5 m NTT, both located on La Silla, Chile. A number of identified emission lines, like Hα and the Ca II triplet 849.8, 854.2 and 866.2 nm, are denoted.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0416f
Type:Chart
Release date:12 May 2004
Related releases:eso0416
Size:1513 x 481 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 17, Omega Nebula
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Young Stellar Object
• Milky Way : Nebula
• X - Nebulae
• X - Stars

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BandTelescope
Infrared
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ESO 3.6-metre telescope
EFOSC
Infrared
Near-IR
New Technology Telescope
EMMI

 

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