Digitized Sky Survey image of the Helix Nebula

This visible-light wide-field image of the region around the Helix Nebula was created from photographs taken through red and blue filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The nebula appears prominently at the centre of the image and many faint galaxies are also visible on careful inspection. 

The field of view is approximatelly 2.9 x 2.9 degrees.

Kilde:

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

Om billedet

Id:eso0907b
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:19. januar 2012 12:00
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso1205, eso0907
Størrelse:10582 x 10582 px

Om objektet

Navn:Helix Nebula, NGC 7293
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Afstand:700 lysår
Constellation:Aquarius
Kategori:Nebulae

Billedformater

Stor JPEG
21,0 MB
Skrærm JPEG
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Koordinater

Position (RA):22 29 38.54
Position (Dec):-20° 50' 14.18"
Field of view:179.74 x 179.74 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 0.4° venstre fra lodret

Farver & filtre

BåndTeleskop
Optisk
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optisk
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2