The Cat's Eye Nebula's position in the sky (ground-based image)

The panel is composed of three images with increased magnification. To the left is the Digitized Sky Survey 2 image spanning 1 x 1 degree. In the upper right hand corner is an image taken with the the Nordic Optical Telescope. In the lower right corner is the image taken with Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS).

Credit:

SA, NASA, HEIC, Hubble Heritage Team STScI/AURA), Nordic Optical Telescope, Romano Corradi (Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, Spain) and Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic0414c
Type:Collage
Release date:9 September 2004, 15:00
Related releases:heic0414
Size:3349 x 2231 px

About the Object

Name:Cat's Eye Nebula, IRAS 17584+6638A, NGC 6543
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:3000 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
OIII
Other
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
R
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS
Optical
NII
Other
Optical
OIII
502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
OIII
505 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
(H-alpha + NII)
658 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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