NGC 6334 - A Mini Starburst Region?

In this false-color image of NGC 6334, red represents the Herschel 70 micron IR image, green represents the IRAC 8 micron image and blue represents the NEWFIRM 1 micron J band. The region is about 70 light years wide.

Credit:

S. Willis (CfA+ISU); ESA/Herschel; NASA/JPL-Caltech/ Spitzer; CTIO/NOAO/AURA/NSF.

About the Image

Id:noao1308a
Type:Observation
Release date:June 5, 2013
Related releases:noao1308
Size:2137 x 1848 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6334
Constellation:Scorpius
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 20 2.04
Position (Dec):-35° 57' 25.15"
Field of view:52.45 x 45.36 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.7° right of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWave-lengthTele-scope
Infrared
J
1.0 μmVíctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope
NEWFIRM
Infrared8.0 μmSpitzer Space Telescope
IRAC
Infrared70 μmHerschel Space Observatory
PACS