NGC 2170

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noirlab_noao-n2170greiner June 19th, 2014

Credit: KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/Doc. G. and Dick Goddard/Adam Block

NGC 2170 is located about 2400 lightyears away in the constellation Monoceros. It is both an emission and reflection nebula, housing hundreds of newborn stars. This image was taken as part of Advanced Observing Program (AOP) program at Kitt Peak Visitor Center during 2014.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-n2170greiner/

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
NGC 2170
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 6h 7m 43.4s
DEC = -6° 23’ 14.3”
Orientation
North is 153.7° CW
Field of View
12.3 x 8.3 arcminutes
Constellation
Monoceros

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Luminosity KPNO-VC-0.5m (Other CCD) Optical (Broad Band) 555.0 nm
Blue KPNO-VC-0.5m (Other CCD) Optical (B) 438.0 nm
Green KPNO-VC-0.5m (Other CCD) Optical (G) 475.0 nm
Red KPNO-VC-0.5m (Other CCD) Optical (R) 625.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Luminosity
Blue
Green
Red
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ID
noao-n2170greiner
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 2170
Credits
KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/Doc. G. and Dick Goddard/Adam Block
Release Date
2014-06-19T14:47:10
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-n2170greiner/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Visitor Center 0.5-meter Telescope, Visitor Center 0.5-meter Telescope, Visitor Center 0.5-meter Telescope, Visitor Center 0.5-meter Telescope
Instrument
Other CCD, Other CCD, Other CCD, Other CCD
Color Assignment
Luminosity, Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
Broad Band, B, G, R
Central Wavelength
555, 438, 475, 625
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
91.9307490999, -6.38730024534
Reference Dimension
1431.0, 958.0
Reference Pixel
620.687366486, 502.803710938
Scale
-0.000143251288596, 0.00014358649354
Rotation
-153.67670718137
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
noao-n2170greiner
Metadata Date
2021-09-14T08:44:18-05:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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