The region around Cassiopeia A (ground-based image)

The two-colour image shows an overview of area of Cas A and was composed from two images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The field of view is slightly less than 3 degrees.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:heic0609b
Type:Observation
Release date:29 August 2006, 15:00
Related releases:heic0609
Size:9796 x 9800 px

About the Object

Name:Cassiopeia A, SN 1680
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Supernova Remnant
Distance:11000 light years
Constellation:Cassiopeia

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Coordinates

Position (RA):23 23 10.30
Position (Dec):58° 50' 10.39"
Field of view:164.63 x 164.70 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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