Bok globule B68

Eso_eso0102c_1024

eso_eso0102c January 10th, 2001

Credit: ESO

ESO Press Photo eso0102 shows a comparison of the central area of globule B68 in a colour composite of visible and near-infrared on the left and a false-colour composite based on a visible (here rendered as blue), a near-infrared (green) and an infrared (red) on the right.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0102c/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
B 68 Barnard 68
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula > Appearance > Dark > Bok Globule

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Very Large Telescope (FORS1) Optical (B) -
Arrow_left_green Very Large Telescope (FORS1) Optical (V) -
Arrow_left_red Very Large Telescope (FORS1) Infrared (I) -
Arrow_left_red New Technology Telescope (SOFI) Infrared (K) -
Infrared exposures relate to the right image only.
Eso_eso0102c_1280
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ID
eso0102c
Subject Category
B.4.2.3.2  
Subject Name
B 68, Barnard 68
Credits
ESO
Release Date
2001-01-10T00:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0102c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Distance in light years from NASA.
Facility
Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope, Very Large Telescope, New Technology Telescope
Instrument
FORS1, FORS1, FORS1, SOFI
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Red, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Infrared, Infrared
Bandpass
B, V, I, K
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
I
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
2828.0, 1461.0
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
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
eso0102c
Metadata Date
2009-01-20T11:26:59+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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