The Bubble Nebula

The Bubble Nebula, also known as NGC 7635, is an emission nebula located 8 000 light-years away. This stunning new image was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to celebrate its 26th year in space.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team

About the Image

Id:heic1608a
Type:Observation
Release date:21 April 2016, 17:00
Related releases:heic1701, heic1608
Related announcements:ann1707
Size:7857 x 7462 px

About the Object

Name:Bubble Nebula, NGC 7635
Type: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 42.09
Position (Dec):61° 11' 28.39"
Field of view:5.19 x 4.93 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 33.6° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
O III
502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
H-alpha
657 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
N II
658 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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