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About this Object

Object Name:

Herbig-Haro 32 • HH 32

Object Description:

Herbig-Haro Object

Position (J2000):

R.A. 19h 20m 33.13s
Dec. +11° 01' 20.09"

Constellation:

Aquila

Total Visual Magnitude:

V=17.5 (central star)

Distance:

300 pc (960 light-years) from Earth

Dimensions:

The image is 1.6' on the vertical side. The end of the optical jet, on the plane of the sky, is 40" (~12,000 AU) from the central star. Given its large inclination angle (about 70 degrees) the total length of the bipolar outflow is about 0.17 parsecs or 0.54 light-years.

About the Data

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Date:

August 25, 1994

Exposure Time:

3.8 hours

Filters:

Red: F675W (R), Green: F656N (H-alpha), Blue: F673N ([S II])

Colors:

Composite Order

Principal Astronomers:

S. Curiel, Jorge Cantó, Alejandro Raga (Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México), Alberto Noriega-Crespo (IPAC), and collaborators.

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

October 7, 1999 12:00 noon (EDT)

Orientation/Scale:

North is toward the left of the image.