Serpens Nebula, seen by HAWK-I

Esahubble_heic1819b_1024

esahubble_heic1819b October 31st, 2018

Credit: ESO

This image shows the Serpens Nebula as seen by the HAWK-I instrument installed on the Very Large Telescope of the European Southern Observatory. The filters used by HAWK-I to create this image cover wavelengths similar to the filters used by Hubble.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1819b/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, None, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Serpens nebula
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula > Appearance > Reflection
Esahubble_heic1819b_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 18h 29m 57.7s
DEC = 1° 14’ 1.2”
Orientation
North is 0.3° CCW
Field of View
3.5 x 3.4 arcminutes
Constellation
Serpens

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red Very Large Telescope (VLT) (HAWK-I) Infrared (K) -
Arrow_left_green Very Large Telescope (VLT) (HAWK-I) Infrared (H) -
Arrow_left_blue Very Large Telescope (VLT) (HAWK-I) Infrared (J) -
Esahubble_heic1819b_1280
×
ID
heic1819b
Subject Category
B.4.2.2  
Subject Name
Serpens nebula
Credits
ESO
Release Date
2018-10-31T18:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1819b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Simbad, calculated.
Facility
Very Large Telescope (VLT), Very Large Telescope (VLT), Very Large Telescope (VLT)
Instrument
HAWK-I, HAWK-I, HAWK-I
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue
Band
Infrared, Infrared, Infrared
Bandpass
K, H, J
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
277.490456143, 1.23367682903
Reference Dimension
1985.0, 1911.0
Reference Pixel
992.0, 955.0
Scale
-2.96270119588e-05, 2.96270119588e-05
Rotation
0.29999999999999827
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.org
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
None
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
heic1819b
Metadata Date
2018-10-31T12:05:27.797985
Metadata Version
1.1
×

 

Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

×

There is no distance meta data in this image.