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About this Object

Object Name:

LMC N 49, DEM L 190

Object Description:

Supernova Remnant

Position (J2000):

R.A. 05h 25m 57s.3
Dec. -66° 05' 20"

Constellation:

Dorado

Distance:

The distance to the LMC is roughly 160,000 light-years (50 kpc).

Dimensions:

The image is roughly 1.9 arcminutes (91 light-years or 28 parsecs) across.

About the Data

Data Description:

This image is a composite of archived Hubble observations from proposal 8114 by Y.-H. Chu (UIUC), R. Williams (UMASS), J. Dickel (UIUC), A. Caulet (ESO), R. Klinger (UIUC), E.Gotthelf (Columbia Astrophysics Lab); proposal 6827 by S. R. Kulkarni (Caltech), M. H. van Kerkwijk (U. of Toronto), R. Danner (JPL), T. Murakami (Kanazawa Univ. Japan); and proposal 6777 by R. Rothschild, D. Marsden, R. Cohen (UCSD)

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Date:

November 14, 1998, April 27, 1999, July 14, 2000

Exposure Time:

3.1 hours

Filters:

F502N ([O III]), F656N (Ha), F673N ([S II]), F814W (I), F547M (Strömgren y)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

July 3, 2003

Orientation/Scale: