Wide-field image of the Bubble Nebula (ground-based image)

This ground-based image shows the Bubble Nebula and its surroundings, including the interstellar cloud which is illuminated by stellar winds from the central star within the Bubble Nebula.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:heic1608b
Type:Observation
Release date:21 April 2016, 17:00
Related releases:heic1608
Size:10260 x 8662 px

About the Object

Name:Bubble Nebula, NGC 7635
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Interstellar Medium
Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Distance:8000 light years
Constellation:Cassiopeia
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):23 20 46.49
Position (Dec):61° 10' 34.25"
Field of view:172.17 x 145.35 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.6° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
B+R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

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