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The Nebular Blob in N214C
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The Nebular Blob in N214C

August 23, 2005
This image zooms-in on the nebular blob lying ~ 60" (50 light-years) north of the Sk-71 51 cluster. The image is based on individual exposures taken through narrow-band filters around H-alpha (red), [O III] (green) and H-beta (blue). The field size is 104" x 101" on the sky, corresponding to roughly 85 by 82 light years. North is up and east to the left.