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.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

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

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso0907b
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Jan 19, 2012, 12:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1205, eso0907
Stærð:10582 x 10582 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:Helix Nebula, NGC 7293
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Fjarlægð:700 ljósár
Constellation:Aquarius
Flokkur:Nebulae

Myndasnið

Stór JPEG
21,0 MB

Þysjanleg


Bakgrunnsmynd

1024x768
193,5 KB
1280x1024
310,4 KB
1600x1200
430,5 KB
1920x1200
491,2 KB
2048x1536
650,6 KB

Hnit

Position (RA):22 29 38.54
Position (Dec):-20° 50' 14.18"
Field of view:179.74 x 179.74 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.4° vinstri frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Sýnilegt
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2