Ground-based view of the area around star-forming region S 106

This image shows a ground-based telescope image of the region around star forming region Sh 2-106, or S106 for short. S106 is a compact star-forming region in the constellation of Cygnus (the Swan).

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin)

About the Image

Id:heic1118c
Type:Observation
Release date:15 December 2011, 15:00
Related releases:heic1118
Size:14149 x 9977 px

About the Object

Name:Sh 2-106
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:3300 light years

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BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
B+R
DSS
Optical
R
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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