Red Rectangle

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:opo9738c22
Type:Observation
Release date:17 December 1997, 06:00
Size:168 x 178 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 06176-1036, Red Rectangle
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
Distance:2300 light years
Constellation:Monoceros

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):6 19 58.23
Position (Dec):-10° 38' 14.31"
Field of view:0.13 x 0.13 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 227.1° right of vertical

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