Asteroid in the Crab Nebula (M1)

Citizen scientist spots main-belt asteroid 2001 SE101 passing in front of the Crab Nebula (M1). Colour composition using HST ACS/WFC F550M and F606W filters.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, M. Thévenot (@AstroMelina)

About the Image

Id:sci19011a
Type:Collage
Release date:24 September 2019, 16:25
Related science announcements:sci19011
Size:1650 x 1294 px

About the Object

Name:Crab Nebula
Type:Milky Way : Nebula
Category:Nebulae

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
Stromgren y
550 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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