NGC 3242

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:opo9738c13
Type:Observation
Release date:17 December 1997, 06:00
Size:404 x 412 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 10223-1823, NGC 3242
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Distance:1800 light years
Constellation:Hydra
Category:Nebulae

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 24 46.27
Position (Dec):-18° 38' 38.99"
Field of view:0.67 x 0.68 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 60.8° left of vertical

Colours & filters

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

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