Wide-field view of the Serpens Nebula (ground-based image)

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey shows the area around the Serpens Nebula. The Serpens star-forming region is a compact region of star formation. At a distance of about 1300 light-years it is close enough for detailed, spatially-resolved studies of its individual young stellar objects.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:heic1819c
Type:Observation
Release date:31 October 2018, 18:00
Related releases:heic1819
Size:7606 x 7425 px

About the Object

Name:Serpens nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula : Appearance : Reflection
Constellation:Serpens Cauda
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):18 29 51.65
Position (Dec):1° 15' 49.52"
Field of view:127.76 x 124.72 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
660 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
i
797 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
660 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
i
797 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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