New ESO’s VLT image of the NGC 2899 planetary nebula

This highly detailed image of the fantastic NGC 2899 planetary nebula was captured using the FORS instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in northern Chile. This object has never before been imaged in such striking detail, with even the faint outer edges of the planetary nebula glowing over the background stars.

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Auðkenni:eso2012a
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Júl 30, 2020, 14:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso2012
Stærð:1720 x 1730 px

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Nafn:NGC 2899
Tegund:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Constellation:Vela
Flokkur:Nebulae

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Position (RA):9 27 3.05
Position (Dec):-56° 6' 24.63"
Field of view:7.21 x 7.26 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.0° højre frá lóðréttu

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TíðnisviðBylgjulengdSjónauki
Sýnilegt
OIII
500 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
Sýnilegt
b
440 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
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v
557 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
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655 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2

 

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