Sharpless 2-106

Noirlab_gemini1004a_1024

noirlab_gemini1004a February 11th, 2010

Credit: International Gemini Observatory

Sharpless 2-106 as imaged by the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph on the Gemini North telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii. This color composite image shows the nursery of a massive star (hidden within the cloud) obtained with four narrow-band optical filters available for Gemini users at both Gemini North and South

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/gemini1004a/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Sh 2-106
Noirlab_gemini1004a_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 20h 27m 25.3s
DEC = 37° 22’ 35.3”
Orientation
North is 128.1° CCW
Field of View
3.9 x 3.9 arcminutes
Constellation
Cygnus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Red Gemini North (GMOS-N) Optical (Ha) 656.0 nm
Green Gemini North (GMOS-N) Optical (Olll) 499.0 nm
Blue Gemini North (GMOS-N) Optical (Sll) 672.0 nm
Purple Gemini North (GMOS-N) Optical (Hell) 468.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Red
Green
Blue
Purple
Noirlab_gemini1004a_1280
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ID
gemini1004a
Subject Category
Subject Name
Sh 2-106
Credits
International Gemini Observatory
Release Date
2010-02-11T20:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/gemini1004a/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Gemini North, Gemini North, Gemini North, Gemini North
Instrument
GMOS-N, GMOS-N, GMOS-N, GMOS-N
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue, Purple
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
Ha, Olll, Sll, Hell
Central Wavelength
656, 499, 672, 468
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
306.855293008, 37.3764762478
Reference Dimension
1600.0, 1600.0
Reference Pixel
800.0, 800.0
Scale
-4.05307535606e-05, 4.05307535606e-05
Rotation
128.09999999999997
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
gemini1004a
Metadata Date
2021-04-22T16:33:34.424356
Metadata Version
1.1
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