VISTA’s infrared view of the Lagoon Nebula (Messier 8)

This new infrared view of the star formation region Messier 8, often called the Lagoon Nebula, was captured by the VISTA telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile. This image is a wider version of eso1001a and was created from images taken through J, H and Ks near-infrared filters, It was acquired as part of a huge survey of the central parts of the Milky Way. The field of view is about 72 by 39 arcminutes.

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ESO/VVV
Acknowledgment: Cambridge Astronomical Survey Unit

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1101d
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Jan 5, 2011, 12:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1101
Përmasat:12630 x 6954 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:Lagoon Nebula, Messier 8
Tipi:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Distanca:5000 vite dritë
Constellation:Sagittarius
Kategori:Nebulae

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):18 2 18.85
Position (Dec):-24° 28' 27.18"
Field of view:71.81 x 39.54 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 29.5° djathtas vertikales

 

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