Region R18 in the Carina Nebula

This image was taken by the MUSE instrument, mounted on ESO’s Very Large Telescope and shows the region R18 within the Carina Nebula, 7500 light-years away. The massive stars within the star formation region slowly destroy the pillars of dust and gas from which they are born.

Mynd/Myndskeið:

ESO/A. McLeod

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso1639c
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Nóv 2, 2016, 12:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1639
Stærð:606 x 602 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:Carina Nebula
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Constellation:Carina
Flokkur:Nebulae

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Hnit

Position (RA):10 45 31.70
Position (Dec):-59° 12' 35.28"
Field of view:1.99 x 1.98 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 180.6° vinstri frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðBylgjulengdSjónauki
Sýnilegt
OIII
500 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Sýnilegt
H-Alpha
656 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE
Sýnilegt
SII
673 nmVery Large Telescope
MUSE

 

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