NGC 6578

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:opo9738c17
Type:Observation
Release date:17 December 1997, 06:00
Size:456 x 491 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 18132-2028, NGC 6578
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Distance:5500 light years
Constellation:Sagittarius
Category:Nebulae

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):18 16 16.53
Position (Dec):-20° 27' 3.31"
Field of view:0.35 x 0.37 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 44.2° 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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