Around the star-formation region Gum 19 (RCW 34)

This image shows the area around the star-forming region Gum 19 (also known as RCW 34), in the direction of the constellation of Vela (The Sails), as seen by the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The image covers an area of 3 by 3 degrees on the sky.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1014b
Type:Observation
Release date:31 March 2010, 12:00
Related releases:eso1521, eso1014
Size:10650 x 10402 px

About the Object

Name:Gum 19, RCW 34
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Distance:10000 light years
Constellation:Vela

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Coordinates

Position (RA):8 56 28.13
Position (Dec):-43° 5' 57.74"
Field of view:178.72 x 174.56 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 3.1° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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