NGC 281

Noirlab_noao-ngc281_1024

noirlab_noao-ngc281 April 4th, 2006

Credit: T.A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage and WIYN/AURA/NSF

This image is a wide-field view of the star-forming region NGC281 taken with the WIYN 0.9-meter at Kitt Peak National Observatory.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-ngc281/

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

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 281
Noirlab_noao-ngc281_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 0h 53m 5.1s
DEC = 56° 31’ 32.1”
Orientation
North is 0.8° CW
Field of View
39.0 x 49.7 arcminutes
Constellation
Cassiopeia

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Green WIYN 0.9-meter Telescope (Mosaic 1) Optical (Olll) 502.0 nm
Blue WIYN 0.9-meter Telescope (Mosaic 1) Optical (Sll) 673.0 nm
Red WIYN 0.9-meter Telescope (Mosaic 1) Optical (Ha) 657.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Green
Blue
Red
Noirlab_noao-ngc281_1280
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ID
noao-ngc281
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 281
Credits
T.A. Rector/University of Alaska Anchorage and WIYN/AURA/NSF
Release Date
2006-04-04T15:16:39
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-ngc281/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
WIYN 0.9-meter Telescope, WIYN 0.9-meter Telescope, WIYN 0.9-meter Telescope
Instrument
Mosaic 1, Mosaic 1, Mosaic 1
Color Assignment
Green, Blue, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
Olll, Sll, Ha
Central Wavelength
502, 673, 657
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
13.27119477, 56.52557
Reference Dimension
3143.0, 4000.0
Reference Pixel
1307.45369, 1530.199589
Scale
-0.000206, 0.000207
Rotation
-0.8457107605
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-ngc281
Metadata Date
2020-10-23T15:17:08.661931
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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