VLT Image of Dumbbell Nebula (ground-based image)

round-based image of Dumbbell taken with VLT 8.2mtelescope in H-alpha, [O III], and B filters. VLT Dumbbell Nebula Photo Page

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0306c
Type:Observation
Release date:10 February 2003, 15:00
Size:3000 x 3715 px

About the Object

Name:Dumbbell Nebula, IRAS 19574+2234, M 27, Messier 27, NGC 6853
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:1200 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
429 nm Very Large Telescope (VLT)
FORS1
Optical
OIII
501 nm Very Large Telescope (VLT)
FORS1
Optical
H-alpha
656 nm Very Large Telescope (VLT)
FORS1

Image Formats

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Screensize JPEG
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