Digitized Sky Survey image of Eta Carinae Nebula

Eso_eso1828c_1024

eso_eso1828c August 29th, 2018

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

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximately 4.7 x 4.9 degrees.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1828c/

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
Carina Nebula
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula > Appearance > Emission > H II Region
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 10h 46m 53.1s
DEC = -60° 1’ 7.6”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
4.7 x 4.9 degrees
Constellation
Carina

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) -
Arrow_left_green Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (I) -
Arrow_left_green None (None) Optical -
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ID
eso1828c
Subject Category
B.4.2.1.1  
Subject Name
Carina Nebula
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin.
Release Date
2018-08-29T13:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1828c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2, None
Instrument
None, None, None
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Green
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
R, I, -
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
161.721061852, -60.0187867654
Reference Dimension
1280.0, 1335.0
Reference Pixel
640.0, 667.5
Scale
-0.00368249314952, 0.00368249314952
Rotation
-0.12
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
eso1828c
Metadata Date
2018-08-28T15:45:44.217565
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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