Spitzer, Chandra, CTIO Image of N 63A - Wide Field

A colour composite of Spitzer infrared, Chandra X-ray and ground-based Halpha. The colour assignments are: Chandra (all bands) (blue), CTIO ground-based H-alpha (green), Spitzer 4.5 micron (yellow) and Spitzer 8.0 micron (red).

Credit:

NASA/JPL-Caltech/CXC/NOAO/AURA/NSF

About the Image

Id:heic0507c
Type:Observation
Release date:7 June 2005, 15:00
Related releases:heic0507
Size:1848 x 1274 px

About the Object

Name:DEM L 243, LHA 120-N 63A, SNR 0535-66.0
Type:Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Distance:150000 light years
Constellation:Dorado
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 34 58.80
Position (Dec):-66° 1' 13.42"
Field of view:15.41 x 10.62 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 8.4° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
X-ray Chandra
Optical
H-alpha
CTIO
Infrared
Near-IR
4.5 μmSpitzer Space Telescope
Infrared
Near-IR
8.0 μmSpitzer Space Telescope

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