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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 7635, Bubble Nebula

Position
(J2000):

RA: 23h 20m 44.40s
Dec: +61° 11' 40.80"

Constellation:

Cassiopeia

Distance :

11,300 light-years (3,500 parsecs)

Diameter of Object:

The bubble is roughly 10 light-years (3 parsecs) across.

Scale of Image:

The image is approximately 2.6 arcminutes on the vertical.

About the Data

Principal Astronomers:

J. Hester, P. Scowen, and B. Moore (Arizona State University)

Instrument:

WFPC

Filters:

Red: F658N (NII), Green: F656N (Halpha), Blue: F502N (OIII)

Exposure Date:

September 6, 1992

Exposure Time:

5 minutes

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

October 21, 1998

Orientation/Scale:

North is on the diagonal away from the bubble toward the clouds.