N44C in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Part of the central nebula, known as N44C, in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The green colour indicates areas that are particularly hot. The nature of the exciting source that delivers the necessary energy has been the subject of studies during two decades but is still not known with certainty.

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About the Image

Id:eso0332e
Type:Observation
Release date:3 November 2003
Related releases:eso0332
Size:968 x 966 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1929
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
• X - Nebulae
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 22 7.92
Position (Dec):-67° 56' 13.62"
Field of view:3.84 x 3.83 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° right of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
Oii
372 nm MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
Oiii
500 nm MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
H-alpha
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

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