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Location of the Hubble IR Detail in NGC 2174

Location of the Hubble IR Detail in NGC 2174

Date: 16 March 2014
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 2174
Copyright: NASA and ESA
Acknowledgment: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and R. Crisp

This image shows the region of NGC 2174, taken in infrared and released for Hubble's 24th birthday, in its wider context. On the left is a ground based image taken by an amateur astrophotographer of the star-forming nebula in visible light, with an outline showing the area of the detailed Hubble image. On the right is a small detail of a star-forming column in the nebula, made by Hubble's WFC3 infrared camera.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
1-Oct-2023 19:58 UT

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