Eta Carinae

Esahubble_opo9409a_1024

esahubble_opo9409a January 14th, 1994

Credit: J. Hester/Arizona state University, NASA/ESA

A NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope "natural color" image of the material surrounding the star Eta Carinae, as imaged by the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC-2).

Provider: Hubble Space Telescope | ESA

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9409a/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, 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
Star > Type > Wolf-Rayet
Esahubble_opo9409a_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 10h 45m 3.6s
DEC = -59° 41’ 5.0”
Orientation
North is 186.6° CCW
Field of View
0.8 x 0.8 arcminutes
Constellation
Carina

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Hubble (WFPC2) -
Esahubble_opo9409a_1280
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ID
opo9409a
Subject Category
B.3.2.4  
Subject Name
Eta Carinae
Credits
J. Hester/Arizona state University, NASA/ESA
Release Date
1994-01-14T06:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9409a/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument
WFPC2
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
161.2650836, -59.6847142
Reference Dimension
1023.0, 1025.0
Reference Pixel
512.5, 513.5
Scale
1.37720514169e-05, 1.37611053449e-05
Rotation
186.60000000000025
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
WCS info from NASA/Hubble
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.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
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
opo9409a
Metadata Date
2003-12-09T17:40:39+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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