The sky around the Skull Nebula

Eso_eso2019c_1024

eso_eso2019c October 30th, 2020

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

This image shows the sky around the location of NGC 246, the Skull Nebula, which is visible in blue at the very centre of the frame. This picture was created from images in the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Provider: European Southern Observatory

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso2019c/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, None, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC246
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula > Type > Planetary
Eso_eso2019c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 0h 47m 3.0s
DEC = -11° 52’ 27.4”
Orientation
North is 180.2° CCW
Field of View
2.1 x 1.8 degrees
Constellation
Cetus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Cyan DSS (None) Optical (B) 491.0 nm
Orange DSS (None) Optical (R) 658.0 nm
Red DSS (None) Optical (I) 825.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Cyan
Orange
Red
Eso_eso2019c_1280
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ID
eso2019c
Subject Category
B.4.1.3  
Subject Name
NGC246
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin
Release Date
2020-10-30T12:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso2019c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey, Digitized Sky Survey, Digitized Sky Survey
Instrument
None, None, None
Color Assignment
Cyan, Orange, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, R, I
Central Wavelength
491, 658, 825
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
11.7625852815, -11.8742646159
Reference Dimension
7453.0, 6552.0
Reference Pixel
3726.5, 3276.0
Scale
-0.00027979638244, 0.00027979638244
Rotation
180.22000000000001307
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
https://www.eso.org
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
None
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso2019c
Metadata Date
2020-10-16T18:08:57+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.