Planetary Nebula NGC 6210

A combination of two composite images of NGC 6210. The outer, mostly green portion represents the light of doubly ionized oxygen. The inner portion represents the light of singly and doubly ionized oxygen in red and green respectively.

Credit:

Robert Rubin and Christopher Ortiz (NASA/ESA Ames Research Center), Patrick Harrington and Nancy Jo Lame (University of Maryland), Reginald Dufour (Rice University), and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9836f
Type:Observation
Release date:22 October 1998, 06:00
Size:526 x 605 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 16423+2353, NGC 6210
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Distance:6500 light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
OIII
502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Ultraviolet
OII
375 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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