Reflection Nebula Bernes 149 in Dark Cloud Lupus 3

Noirlab_noirlab2313a_1024

noirlab_noirlab2313a May 18th, 2023

Credit: CTIO/NOIRLab/DOE/NSF/AURA/ T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage/NSF’s NOIRLab)Image Processing: D. de Martin & M. Zamani (NSF’s NOIRLab)  

The two young, low-mass proto-stars HR 5999 and HR 6000 illuminate nearby dust, creating the reflection nebula Bernes 149. These stars grew out of the dusty dark cloud of Lupus 3, part of a larger complex of as many as nine dark clouds.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2313a/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
HR 5999 HR 6000
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 16h 8m 22.6s
DEC = -39° 9’ 22.1”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
1.7 x 1.0 degrees
Constellation
Scorpius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Red Blanco-4m (DECam) Optical (i) 784.0 nm
Green Blanco-4m (DECam) Optical (r) 642.0 nm
Blue Blanco-4m (DECam) Optical (g) 473.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Red
Green
Blue
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ID
noirlab2313a
Subject Category
Subject Name
HR 5999, HR 6000
Credits
CTIO/NOIRLab/DOE/NSF/AURA/ T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage/NSF’s NOIRLab)Image Processing: D. de Martin & M. Zamani (NSF’s NOIRLab)  
Release Date
2023-05-18T08:39:30
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2313a/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Víctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope, Víctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope, Víctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope
Instrument
DECam, DECam, DECam
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
i, r, g
Central Wavelength
784, 642, 473
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
242.094005065, -39.1561382363
Reference Dimension
22948.0, 12937.0
Reference Pixel
11474.5, 6468.0
Scale
-7.49954507179051e-05, 7.49949054458583e-05
Rotation
-0.086517470438935
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
noirlab2313a
Metadata Date
2023-04-27T03:20:39+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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