Wide-field view of the field around Monoceros R2

This visible light wide-field image of the region around Monoceros R2 was created from photographs taken through red and blue filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The nebula NGC 2170, the brightest reflection nebula in this region, appears just to the right of centre. The field of view is approximately three degrees across.

Forrás:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1039e
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2010. október 6. 12.00
Related releases:eso1039
Size:10988 x 10685 px

About the Object

Név:Monoceros R2, NGC 2170
Típus:Milky Way : Nebula
Distance:2700 light years
Constellation:Monoceros
Category:Nebulae

Képformátumok

Large JPEG
48,1 MB
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Coordinates

Position (RA):6 7 46.62
Position (Dec):-6° 22' 59.53"
Field of view:184.49 x 179.41 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2