McNeil's Nebula

Eso_mcneil_1024

eso_mcneil December 3rd, 2009

Credit: ESO

McNeil's Nebula, discovered by amateur astronomy Jay McNeil on 23 January 2004, is a reflection nebula surrounding a newborn star.

Provider: European Southern Observatory

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

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
McNeil's Nebula
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula > Appearance > Reflection
Eso_mcneil_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 5h 46m 12.6s
DEC = 0° 4’ 33.4”
Orientation
North is 0.2° CCW
Field of View
6.8 x 4.0 arcminutes
Constellation
Orion
Eso_mcneil_1280
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ID
mcneil
Subject Category
B.4.2.2  
Subject Name
McNeil's Nebula
Credits
ESO
Release Date
2009-12-03T23:18:33
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/mcneil/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Distance in light years from: http://www.aanda.org/index.php?option=com_article&access=standard&Itemid=129&url=/articles/aa/pdf/2006/06/aa3403-05.pdf
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
9.9973
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
86.5524014712, -0.0759547623468
Reference Dimension
1615.0, 958.0
Reference Pixel
807.0, 479.5
Scale
-6.99526677657e-05, 6.99526677657e-05
Rotation
0.18
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
None
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
mcneil
Metadata Date
2021-04-30T02:25:17.401044
Metadata Version
1.1
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