Intracluster Nebulae in Virgo Cluster of Galaxies

H-alpha image of a 4 x 3 arcmin2 region in the Virgo intracluster region. The image shows a compact HII region (in blue circle to the left) and a confirmed intracluster planetary nebula (in yellow and red circle at the top). The two other objects (in red circles) are additional planetary nebulae candidates.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0304d
Type:Observation
Release date:16 January 2003
Related releases:eso0304
Size:888 x 656 px

About the Object

Name:Virgo Cluster
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Planetary
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Nebulae
• X - Galaxies
Distance:55 million light years

Image Formats

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
Oii
Subaru Telescope
Suprime-Cam
Optical
H-alpha
Subaru Telescope
Suprime-Cam

 

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