Orion Molecular Cloud in visible light (for comparison)

Eso_eso1701-compb_500

eso_eso1701-compb January 4th, 2017

Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Visible light view of the region of the Orion Molecular Cloud from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS)

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1701-compb/

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
Orion Molecular Cloud
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula » Type » Star Formation
Eso_eso1701-compb_1280
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ID
eso1701-compb
Subject Category
B.4.1.2  
Subject Name
Orion Molecular Cloud
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2.
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1701-compb/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
30000.0, 17486.0
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
http://www.eso.org
Name
Antares
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
eso1701-compb
Metadata Date
2016-12-14T15:39:28+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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