Sharpless 2-106

Sharpless 2-106 as imaged by the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph on the Gemini North telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawai‘i. This color composite image shows the nursery of a massive star (hidden within the cloud) obtained with four narrow-band optical filters available for Gemini users at both Gemini North and South

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory

About the Image

Id:gemini1004a
Type:Observation
Release date:Feb. 11, 2010, 8 p.m.
Related releases:gemini1004
Size:1600 x 1600 px

About the Object

Name:Sh 2-106
Constellation:Cygnus
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):20 27 25.27
Position (Dec):37° 22' 35.31"
Field of view:3.89 x 3.89 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 128.1° left of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
Hell
468 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Optical
Sll
672 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Optical
Olll
499 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Optical
Ha
656 nmGemini North
GMOS-N