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Red Rectangle overview image 1 [ground-based]

Red Rectangle overview image 1 [ground-based]

Date: 11 May 2004
Depicts: HD 44179, Red Rectangle
Copyright: ESA and Digitized Sky Survey 2

This is a ground-based view of the sky around the Red Rectangle. The image spans a square of one degree and was constructed from three images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 taken in Blue, Infrared and Red (shown as blue, green and red respectively). Note that the HST picture only shows the innermost part of the nebula.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
25-Apr-2024 08:15 UT

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