Gaseous Streamers Flutter in Stellar Breeze

Composite image of ground-based [S II] image (white; taken at the Curtis Schmidt Telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile ) and ROSAT PSPC X-ray image (red).

Credit:

R. Chris Smith (CTIO) and Y.-H. Chu (UICU)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0212c
Type:Observation
Release date:9 May 2002, 06:00
Size:600 x 595 px

About the Object

Name:N44
Type:Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Distance:170000 light years
Constellation:Dorado
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 22 11.54
Position (Dec):-67° 56' 36.96"
Field of view:21.37 x 21.19 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
X-ray Other
Optical
SII
Other

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