Ground-based image of NGC 2074

This ground-based image shows the region surrounding NGC 2074 in the Large Magellanic Cloud. These visible-light emission-line image was taken on the UM/CTIO Curtis Schmidt telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) as part of the Magellanic Cloud Emission Line Survey (MCELS). The composite image shows emission from oxygen (blue), hydrogen (green), and sulphur (red).

Credit:

UM/CTIO MCELS Project/NOAO/AURA/NSF

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:heic0816b
Type:Collage
Release date:11 August 2008, 07:00
Related releases:heic0816
Size:1000 x 1000 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 2074
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:170000 light years

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
Oiii
CTIO
Optical
H-alpha
CTIO
Optical
Sii
CTIO

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