The LMC HII region N214C

Eso_eso0513b_500

eso_eso0513b April 22nd, 2005

Credit: ESO

Zoom-in on the LMC H II region N214C. The field size is 193"x 201" corresponding to roughly 160 x 170 light-years. The brightest object, situated toward the middle of the nebula, is the Sk-71 51 cluster. The striking compact H II blob lies ~ 60" (~ 50 light-years) north of Sk-71 51.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0513b/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
N214C
Subject - Local Universe
Nebula » Appearance » Emission » H II Region
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 5h 41m 39.7s
DEC = -71° 19’ 55.8”
Orientation
North is 0.3° CW
Field of View
3.0 x 3.2 arcminutes
Constellation
Mensa

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue New Technology Telescope (EMMI) Optical (H-beta) -
Arrow_left_green New Technology Telescope (EMMI) Optical (Oiii) -
Arrow_left_red New Technology Telescope (EMMI) Optical (H-alpha) -
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ID
eso0513b
Subject Category
C.4.2.1.1  
Subject Name
N214C
Credits
ESO
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0513b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
New Technology Telescope, New Technology Telescope, New Technology Telescope
Instrument
EMMI, EMMI, EMMI
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
H-beta, Oiii, H-alpha
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
85.415354, -71.332176
Reference Dimension
2268.0, 2370.0
Reference Pixel
1061.38815205, 1187.4516365
Scale
-2.240391e-05, 2.240391e-05
Rotation
-0.29279363398
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
http://www.eso.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
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso0513b
Metadata Date
2016-07-19T10:13:45+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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