Digitized sky survey image of the Eagle Nebula

Eso_eso1518e_1024

eso_eso1518e April 30th, 2015

Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.

This image is a colour composite of the Eagle Nebula (M 16) made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximatelly 3.8 x 3.3 degrees.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1518e/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Eagle Nebula M 16
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula
Eso_eso1518e_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 18h 18m 47.1s
DEC = -13° 51’ 9.8”
Orientation
North is 5.8° CCW
Field of View
3.8 x 3.3 degrees
Constellation
Serpens

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (B) -
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Infrared (I) -
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ID
eso1518e
Subject Category
B.4  
Subject Name
Eagle Nebula, M 16
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.
Release Date
2015-04-30T12:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1518e/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None
Color Assignment
Blue, Red
Band
Optical, Infrared
Bandpass
B, I
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
274.696371074, -13.85271669
Reference Dimension
13749.0, 11772.0
Reference Pixel
6874.5, 5886.0
Scale
-0.000279892872228, 0.000279892872228
Rotation
5.7599999999999927
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 4.0 International License
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso1518e
Metadata Date
2009-06-07T17:58:49+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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There is no distance meta data in this image.