The Eskimo Nebula

In its first glimpse of the heavens following the successful December 1999 servicing mission, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a majestic view of a planetary nebula, the glowing remains of a dying, Sun-like star.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Andrew Fruchter (STScI), and the ERO team (STScI + ST-ECF)

About the Image

Id:heic9910a
Type:Observation
Release date:24 January 2000, 15:00
Related releases:heic9910
Size:1500 x 1500 px

About the Object

Name:Eskimo Nebula, NGC 2392
Type:• Milky Way : Nebula : Type : Planetary
• X - Nebulae Images/Videos
Constellation:Gemini

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
Heii
469 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
Oiii
502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
H-alpha
656 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
Nii
658 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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Print Layout

Screensize JPEG
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Wallpapers

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