Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3582

This visible light wide-field image of the region around NGC 3582 was created from photographs taken through red and blue filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The star formation region appears close to the centre and is just one part of a vast complex of gas and dust in the southern Milky Way. The field of view is approximately 2.8 degrees across. 

Credit:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2.
Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin 

About the Image

Id:eso1113c
Type:Observation
Release date:13 April 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1113
Size:9878 x 10609 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3582
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• X - Nebulae
Distance:10000 light years
Constellation:Carina

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 12 12.03
Position (Dec):-61° 16' 24.68"
Field of view:165.80 x 178.07 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 3.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

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

 

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