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.

Källa:

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

Om bilden

ID:eso0907b
Typ:Observation
Publiceringsdatum:19 januari 2012 12:00
Relaterade pressmeddelanden:eso1205, eso0907
Storlek:10582 x 10582 px

Om objektet

Namn:Helix Nebula, NGC 7293
Typ:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Avstånd:700 ljusår
Constellation:Aquarius
Kategori:Nebulae

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Koordinater

Position (RA):22 29 38.54
Position (Dec):-20° 50' 14.18"
Field of view:179.74 x 179.74 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord är 0.4° vänster om lodrätt

Färger och filter

BandTeleskop
Synligt ljus
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Synligt ljus
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2