DEM L 159 Nebula and KMHK 840 and 831 Starclusters in the LMC

The ionised region DEM L 159 and two clusters with hot stars named KMHK 840 (top left) and KMHK 831 (bottom right). The colours have been enhanced compared to ESO Press Photo eso0332a to clearly show the different shades.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0332c
Type:Observation
Release date:3 November 2003
Related releases:eso0332
Size:1307 x 1043 px

About the Object

Name:Dem L 159, KMHK 831, KMHK 840
Type:• X - Nebulae
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 22 37.94
Position (Dec):-68° 8' 42.00"
Field of view:5.19 x 4.14 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
OII
372 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
Oiii
500 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
H-alpha
Very Large Telescope
WFI

 

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