The Bubble Nebula

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esahubble_heic1608a April 21st, 2016

Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team

The Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7635, is an emission nebula located 8 000 light-years away. This stunning new image was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate its 26th year in space.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1608a/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Bubble Nebula NGC 7635
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula » Appearance » Emission » H II Region
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 23h 20m 42.1s
DEC = 61° 11’ 28.4”
Orientation
North is 33.6° CCW
Field of View
5.2 x 4.9 arcminutes
Constellation
Cassiopeia

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Hubble Space Telescope (WFC3) Optical (O III) 502.0 nm
Arrow_left_green Hubble Space Telescope (WFC3) Optical (H-alpha) 657.0 nm
Arrow_left_red Hubble Space Telescope (WFC3) Optical (N II) 658.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_red
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ID
heic1608a
Subject Category
B.4.2.1.1  
Subject Name
Bubble Nebula, NGC 7635
Credits
NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1608a/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1086/344596/pdf;jsessionid=1BA890BB6DAB597F4C65FB4C6AFEEF55.c4.iopscience.cld.iop.org
Facility
Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument
WFC3, WFC3, WFC3
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
O III, H-alpha, N II
Central Wavelength
502, 657, 658
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
350.175386125, 61.1912206849
Reference Dimension
7857.0, 7462.0
Reference Pixel
3928.5, 3731.0
Scale
-1.10108269708e-05, 1.10108269708e-05
Rotation
33.580000000000027
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
heic1608a
Metadata Date
2016-03-24T10:23:32-04:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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