Behind the Gas and Dust of Orion's Trapezium Cluster

Stsci_2000-19b_1024

stsci_2000-19b August 24th, 2000

Credit: NASA; K.L. Luhman (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass.); and G. Schneider, E. Young, G. Rieke, A. Cotera, H. Chen, M. Rieke, R. Thompson (Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.)

A 2000 Hubble Space Telescope image of Orion Nebula, M42, NGC 1976.

Provider: Space Telescope Science Institute

Image Source: https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2000/news-2000-19

Curator: STScI, Baltimore, MD, USA

Image Use Policy: http://hubblesite.org/copyright/

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Orion Nebula M42 NGC 1976
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula > Type > Star Formation
Star > Grouping > Cluster > Open

Distance

Universescale1
1,500 light years
Stsci_2000-19b_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 5h 35m 16.7s
DEC = -5° 23’ 0.0”
Orientation
North is 1.1° CW
Field of View
2.4 x 2.4 arcminutes
Constellation
Orion

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Blue Hubble (WFPC2) Infrared (Near-IR) 1.1 µm
Red Hubble (WFPC2) Infrared (Near-IR) 1.6 µm
Spectrum_base
Blue
Red
Stsci_2000-19b_1280
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ID
2000-19b
Subject Category
B.4.1.2   B.3.6.4.1  
Subject Name
Orion Nebula, M42, NGC 1976
Credits
NASA; K.L. Luhman (Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Mass.); and G. Schneider, E. Young, G. Rieke, A. Cotera, H. Chen, M. Rieke, R. Thompson (Steward Observatory, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.)
Release Date
2000-08-24T00:00:00
Lightyears
1,500
Redshift
1,500
Reference Url
https://hubblesite.org/contents/news-releases/2000/news-2000-19
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Distance in Lightyears
Facility
Hubble, Hubble
Instrument
WFPC2, WFPC2
Color Assignment
Blue, Red
Band
Infrared, Infrared
Bandpass
Near-IR, Near-IR
Central Wavelength
1100, 1600
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
2000.0
Reference Value
83.81960490000, -5.38333970000
Reference Dimension
700.00, 701.00
Reference Pixel
348.06784155972, 350.77801294377
Scale
-0.00005647656, 0.00005647656
Rotation
-1.08112344805
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
World Coordinate System resolved using PinpointWCS 0.9.2 revision 218+ by the Chandra X-ray Center FITS X FITS Y EPO X EPO Y 762.18 893.12 358.00 427.00 621.47 699.65 291.00 331.00 826.98 505.65 393.25 237.16 1108.45 814.52 527.99 392.02 478.25 1023.76 218.00 488.76 Center Pixel Coordinates: 350.00 83.81949543353 350.50 -5.38329679981
Creator (Curator)
STScI
URL
http://hubblesite.org
Name
Space Telescope Science Institute Office of Public Outreach
Email
outreach@stsci.edu
Telephone
410-338-4444
Address
3700 San Martin Drive
City
Baltimore
State/Province
MD
Postal Code
21218
Country
USA
Rights
http://hubblesite.org/copyright/
Publisher
STScI
Publisher ID
stsci
Resource ID
STSCI-H-p0019b-f-700x701.tif
Resource URL
https://mast.stsci.edu/api/latest/Download/file?uri=mast:OPO/product/STSCI-H-p0019b-f-700x701.tif
Related Resources
http://hubblesite.org/newscenter/archive/releases/2000/19
Metadata Date
2022-07-06T00:00:00
Metadata Version
1.2
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Universescalefull
1,500 light years