Close-up on N11B (ground-based image)

This is a ground-based view of the N11B in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The image spans a square of one degree and was constructed from two images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 taken through infrared and red filters (shown as blue and red respectively).

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About the Image

Id:heic0411e
Type:Observation
Release date:1 July 2004, 15:00
Related releases:heic0411
Size:3564 x 3571 px

About the Object

Name:LHA 120-N 11B, N11B
Type:Local Universe : Nebula : Type : Star Formation
Distance:150000 light years
Constellation:Dorado
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):4 56 43.87
Position (Dec):-66° 24' 57.00"
Field of view:59.90 x 60.02 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.6° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
I
DSS
Optical
B
DSS

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