Wide-field view of the Cone Nebula region of the sky

Eso_eso2215c_1024

eso_eso2215c November 10th, 2022

Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: D. De Martin

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey (DSS) shows the region of the sky around the Cone Nebula. The nebulous area at the centre of the image is NGC 2264, an area of the sky that includes the Christmas Tree star cluster and the Cone Nebula below it (at the very centre of the frame).

Provider: European Southern Observatory

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso2215c/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, None, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Cone Nebula NGC 2264
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula > Type > Star Formation
Eso_eso2215c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 6h 41m 12.8s
DEC = 9° 26’ 12.8”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
2.8 x 2.8 degrees
Constellation
Monoceros

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Cyan DSS2 (None) Optical (B) 479.0 nm
Orange DSS2 (None) Optical (R) 649.0 nm
Red DSS2 (None) Optical (I) 825.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Cyan
Orange
Red
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ID
eso2215c
Subject Category
B.4.1.2  
Subject Name
Cone Nebula, NGC 2264
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: D. De Martin
Release Date
2022-11-10T14:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso2215c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None, None
Color Assignment
Cyan, Orange, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, R, I
Central Wavelength
479, 649, 825
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
100.303501275, 9.43689103599
Reference Dimension
10000.0, 10000.0
Reference Pixel
5000.0, 5000.0
Scale
-0.000280288523346, 0.000280288523346
Rotation
-0.1
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
https://www.eso.org
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
None
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso2215c
Metadata Date
2022-09-13T16:44:33+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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There is no distance meta data in this image.