Digitized Sky Survey image of Eta Carinae Nebula

Eso_eso0905b_500

eso_eso0905b November 16th, 2011

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

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximately 4.7 x 4.9 degrees.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0905b/

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
Eta Carinae
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula » Appearance » Emission » H II Region
Eso_eso0905b_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 10h 45m 3.6s
DEC = -59° 41’ 4.6”
Orientation
North is 0.6° CCW
Field of View
4.6 x 4.8 degrees
Constellation
Carina

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Digitized Sky Survey 2 (N/A) Infrared (I) -
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (N/A) Optical (B) -
Eso_eso0905b_1280
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ID
eso0905b
Subject Category
B.4.2.1.1  
Subject Name
Eta Carinae
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0905b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
N/A, N/A
Color Assignment
Blue, Red
Band
Infrared, Optical
Bandpass
I, B
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
161.265131, -59.684619
Reference Dimension
1280.0, 1335.0
Reference Pixel
699.656414552, 762.981409341
Scale
-0.00357278014, 0.00357278014
Rotation
0.57752908072
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
eso0905b
Metadata Date
2009-02-03T19:16:41+01:00
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.