OH231.8+4.2 - Rotten Egg Nebula

Color-mapped K-band (F205W)

Credit:

NASA,ESA, William B. Latter (SIRTF Science Center/California Institute of Technology), John H. Bieging (University of Arizona), Casey Meakin (University of Arizona), A.G.G.M. Tielens (Kapteyn Astronomical Institute), Aditya Dayal (IPAC/NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Joseph L. Hora (Center for Astrophysics), and Douglas M. Kelly (University of Arizona).

About the Image

Id:heic9903e
Type:Observation
Release date:19 October 1999, 15:00
Related releases:heic9903
Size:345 x 883 px

About the Object

Name:Calabash Nebula, IRAS 07399-1435, Rotten Egg Nebula
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:4500 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
K
2.05 μm Hubble Space Telescope
NICMOS

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