The planetary nebula NGC 6563 observed with the AOF

Eso_eso1724c_500

eso_eso1724c August 2nd, 2017

Credit: ESO/P. Weilbacher (AIP)

The Adaptive Optics Facility works to remove the blurring effect of Earths atmosphere. When used one can see much finer details in the faint planetary nebula NGC 6563 as compared to the natural sky quality.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1724c/

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
NGC 6563
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula » Type » Planetary
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 18h 12m 2.5s
DEC = -33° 52’ 6.9”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
1.0 x 1.0 arcminutes
Constellation
Sagittarius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Very Large Telescope (MUSE) Optical (OIII) 500.0 nm
Arrow_left_blue Very Large Telescope (MUSE) Optical (V) 547.0 nm
Arrow_left_blue Very Large Telescope (MUSE) Optical (NII) 575.0 nm
Arrow_left_green Very Large Telescope (MUSE) Optical (H-alpha) 656.0 nm
Arrow_left_yellow Very Large Telescope (MUSE) Optical (OI Continuum) 634.0 nm
Arrow_left_yellow Very Large Telescope (MUSE) Optical (NII) 658.0 nm
Arrow_left_orange Very Large Telescope (MUSE) Optical (I) 879.0 nm
Arrow_left_red Very Large Telescope (MUSE) Optical (OI) 630.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_yellow
Arrow_top_yellow
Arrow_top_orange
Arrow_top_red
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ID
eso1724c
Subject Category
B.4.1.3  
Subject Name
NGC 6563
Credits
ESO/P. Weilbacher (AIP)
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1724c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope
Instrument
MUSE, MUSE, MUSE, MUSE, MUSE, MUSE, MUSE, MUSE
Color Assignment
Blue, Blue, Blue, Green, Yellow, Yellow, Orange, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
OIII, V, NII, H-alpha, OI Continuum, NII, I, OI
Central Wavelength
500, 547, 575, 656, 634, 658, 879, 630
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
273.010395791, -33.8685747827
Reference Dimension
608.0, 620.0
Reference Pixel
304.0, 310.0
Scale
-2.77748537071e-05, 2.77748537071e-05
Rotation
-0
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
eso1724c
Metadata Date
2017-07-27T23:56:50+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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