Eta Carinae and the Keyhole Nebula

Eso_eta_500

eso_eta December 3rd, 2009

Credit: ESO

Eta Carinae and the Keyhole Nebula, part of the larger Carina Nebula, imaged with the ESO 3.6-metre telescope on La Silla.

Image Source: http://www.eso.org/public/images/eta/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Eta Carinae
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula
Eso_eta_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 10h 45m 3.7s
DEC = -59° 41’ 4.3”
Orientation
North is 1.0° CW
Field of View
12.5 x 12.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Carina

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue ESO 3.6-metre telescope (None) Optical (V) 435.0 nm
Arrow_left_green ESO 3.6-metre telescope (None) Optical (R) 555.0 nm
Arrow_left_red ESO 3.6-metre telescope (None) Optical (I) 675.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_red
Eso_eta_1280
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ID
eta
Subject Category
B.4  
Subject Name
Eta Carinae
Credits
ESO
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
http://www.eso.org/public/images/eta/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
ESO 3.6-metre telescope, ESO 3.6-metre telescope, ESO 3.6-metre telescope
Instrument
None, None, None
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
V, R, I
Central Wavelength
435, 555 , 675
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
161.265507, -59.684528
Reference Dimension
5315.0, 5345.0
Reference Pixel
1468.60760083, 2444.28668664
Scale
-3.915619e-05, 3.915619e-05
Rotation
-0.95177631739
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 3.0 Unported license
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eta
Metadata Date
2009-06-08T17:01:42+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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