NGC 6578

Esahubble_opo9738c17_1024

esahubble_opo9738c17 December 17th, 1997

Credit: Howard Bond (ST ScI) and NASA/ESA

This image is a part of the Hubble Gallery of Planetary Nebulae.

Image Source: http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9738c17/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
IRAS 18132-2028 NGC 6578
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula > Type > Planetary
Esahubble_opo9738c17_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 18h 16m 16.5s
DEC = -20° 27’ 3.3”
Orientation
North is 44.2° CCW
Field of View
0.3 x 0.4 arcminutes
Constellation
Sagittarius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red Hubble Space Telescope (WFPC2) Optical (I) 814.0 nm
Arrow_left_green Hubble Space Telescope (WFPC2) Optical (V) 555.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_red
Arrow_top_green
Esahubble_opo9738c17_1280
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ID
opo9738c17
Subject Category
B.4.1.3  
Subject Name
IRAS 18132-2028, NGC 6578
Credits
Howard Bond (ST ScI) and NASA/ESA
Release Date
1997-12-17T06:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9738c17/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Distance in light years from: iopscience.iop.org/1538-3881/123/5/2666/pdf/201551.web.pdf
Facility
Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument
WFPC2, WFPC2
Color Assignment
Red, Green
Band
Optical, Optical
Bandpass
I, V
Central Wavelength
814, 555
Start Time
Integration Time
800, 210
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
274.068868023, -20.4509198478
Reference Dimension
456.0, 491.0
Reference Pixel
228.0, 245.5
Scale
-1.26149825893e-05, 1.26149825893e-05
Rotation
44.199999999999974
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
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
opo9738c17
Metadata Date
2015-09-17T01:29:53+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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