N 63A: Spitzer Space Telescope

Esahubble_heic0507b_500

esahubble_heic0507b June 7th, 2005

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Y.-H. Chu (UIUC)

Spitzer has imaged the supernova remnant, N 63A, at infrared wavelengths. Using the IRAC detector, the image shows infrared emission at 3.6 (blue), 4.5 (green), 5.8 (orange), 8.0 (red) microns.

Image Source: http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0507b/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
DEM L 243 LHA 120-N 63A SNR 0535-66.0
Subject - Local Universe
Nebula » Type » Supernova Remnant
Esahubble_heic0507b_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 5h 35m 33.4s
DEC = -66° 0’ 33.5”
Orientation
North is 7.8° CCW
Field of View
8.5 x 10.9 arcminutes
Constellation
Dorado

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Spitzer Space Telescope (None) Infrared (Near-IR) 3.6 µm
Arrow_left_green Spitzer Space Telescope (None) Infrared (Near-IR) 4.5 µm
Arrow_left_orange Spitzer Space Telescope (None) Infrared (Near-IR) 5.8 µm
Arrow_left_red Spitzer Space Telescope (None) Infrared (Near-IR) 8.0 µm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_orange
Arrow_top_red
Esahubble_heic0507b_1280
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ID
heic0507b
Subject Category
C.4.1.4  
Subject Name
DEM L 243, LHA 120-N 63A, SNR 0535-66.0
Credits
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Y.-H. Chu (UIUC)
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0507b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Spitzer Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope
Instrument
None, None, None, None
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Orange, Red
Band
Infrared, Infrared, Infrared, Infrared
Bandpass
Near-IR, Near-IR, Near-IR, Near-IR
Central Wavelength
3600, 4500, 5800, 8000
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
83.8893256242, -66.0092919403
Reference Dimension
850.0, 1088.0
Reference Pixel
426.0, 545.0
Scale
-0.000166795519749, 0.000166795519749
Rotation
7.8000000000000043
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.org/
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
heic0507b
Metadata Date
2005-06-03T16:13:51-05:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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There is no distance meta data in this image.