NGC 2440

This image is a part of the Hubble Gallery of Planetary Nebulae.

Credit:

Howard Bond (ST ScI) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo9738c10
Type:Observation
Release date:17 December 1997, 06:00
Size:645 x 750 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 07396-1805, NGC 2440
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Distance:4000 light years
Constellation:Puppis
Category:Nebulae

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):7 41 55.82
Position (Dec):-18° 12' 31.57"
Field of view:1.07 x 1.25 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 97.1° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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