Digitized Sky Survey 2 image of the Crab Nebula (ground-based image)

This two-colour image shows 2.7 x 2.7 degrees of the surroundings around the Crab Nebula. It was composed from Digitized Sky Survey 2 images.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgements: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

About the Image

Id:heic0515d
Type:Observation
Release date:1 December 2005, 10:00
Related releases:heic0515
Size:9897 x 9827 px

About the Object

Name:Crab Nebula, Messier 1
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula
Constellation:Taurus

Image Formats

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Screensize JPEG
567.7 KB

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 34 1.57
Position (Dec):21° 58' 39.35"
Field of view:166.44 x 165.27 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.7° left of vertical

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