N159W GeMS/GSAOI Image

Gemini South GeMS/GSAOI near-infrared image of the N159W field in the Large Magellanic Cloud. Color composite image by Travis Rector, University of Alaska Anchorage. See Image Release for details Technical Details: The image spans 1.5 arcminutes across, resolves stars to about 0.09 arcseconds, and is a composite of three filters (J, H, and Ks). Integration (exposure) time for each filter was 25 minutes.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/AURA

About the Image

Id:gemini1604a
Type:Observation
Release date:June 17, 2016
Related releases:gemini1604
Size:4307 x 4245 px

About the Object

Name:N159W
Constellation:Dorado
Category:Nebulae

Image Formats

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Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 39 40.50
Position (Dec):-69° 45' 56.37"
Field of view:1.41 x 1.39 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 139.8° right of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
J
1.25 μmGemini South
GSAOI
Infrared
H
1.635 μmGemini South
GSAOI
Infrared
Ks
2.15 μmGemini South
GSAOI