The sky around the Saturn Nebula

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 shows the sky around the bright planetary nebula NGC 7009, often called the Saturn Nebula on account of its curious shape. The nebula appears as a bright blue disc at the centre of the picture and many faint galaxies can also be seen in this picture.

Forrás:

ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1731e
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2017. szeptember 27. 12.00
Related releases:eso1731
Size:11836 x 10432 px

About the Object

Név:NGC 7009, Saturn Nebula
Típus:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Constellation:Aquarius
Category:Nebulae

Képformátumok

Large JPEG
41,4 MB
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Coordinates

Position (RA):21 4 11.00
Position (Dec):-11° 21' 35.56"
Field of view:198.94 x 175.34 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
660 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
660 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
I
797 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
I
797 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2