Orion Bar PDRs

Stsci_2021-24a_1024

stsci_2021-24a May 19th, 2021

Credit: NASA, ESA, K. Luhman (Penn State University), and M. Robberto (STScI)

Provider: Space Telescope Science Institute

Image Source: https://webbtelescope.org/contents/news-releases/2021/news-2021-024

Curator: STScI, Baltimore, MD, USA

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

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Orion Nebula
Subject - Milky Way
Nebula > Type > Star Formation

Distance

Universescale1
1,300 light years
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 5h 35m 22.1s
DEC = -5° 23’ 27.0”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
7.8 x 5.2 arcminutes
Constellation
Orion

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Blue Hubble (ACS/WFC) Optical (B) 435.0 nm
Cyan Hubble (ACS/WFC) Optical (V) 555.0 nm
Yellow Hubble (ACS/WFC) Optical (i) 775.0 nm
Red Hubble (WFC3/IR) Infrared 1.4 µm
Spectrum_base
Blue
Cyan
Yellow
Red
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ID
2021-24a
Subject Category
B.4.1.2  
Subject Name
Orion Nebula
Credits
NASA, ESA, K. Luhman (Penn State University), and M. Robberto (STScI)
Release Date
2021-05-19T00:00:00
Lightyears
1,300
Redshift
1,300
Reference Url
https://webbtelescope.org/contents/news-releases/2021/news-2021-024
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Good
Distance Notes
Facility
Hubble, Hubble, Hubble, Hubble
Instrument
ACS/WFC, ACS/WFC, ACS/WFC, WFC3/IR
Color Assignment
Blue, Cyan, Yellow, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Infrared
Bandpass
B, V, i, -
Central Wavelength
435, 555, 775, 1390
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
2000.0
Reference Value
83.84224799351, -5.39083886040
Reference Dimension
3000.00, 2000.00
Reference Pixel
783.59508613113, 1061.89875459192
Scale
-0.00004346318, 0.00004346318
Rotation
-0.05841577823
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
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-J-p2124a-f-4700x3132.tif
Metadata Date
2021-05-21T10:17:07-04:00
Metadata Version
1.0
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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Universescalefull
1,300 light years