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About this Object

Object Name:

N11B

Object Description:

H II Region in the LMC

Position (J2000):

R.A. 4h 56m 51s.96
Dec. -66° 24' 32".01

Constellation:

Dorado

Distance:

Approximately 160,000 light-years (50 kiloparsecs)

Dimensions:

This image is roughly 2.2 arcminutes (105 light-years or 32 parsecs) wide.

About the Data

Data Description:

This image was created from HST data from the following proposal: 6698: Y.-H. Chu (U. Illinois, Urbana - Champaign), D. Bomans and K. Weis (Universitat Bochum), G. Garcia-Segura and M. Rosado (UNAM), A. Laval (Observatoire de Marseille), S. Points (Northwestern U.), H. Yang (U. Minnesota, Twin Cities). Y. Nazé (Universite de Liège, Belgium) is also a science collaborator.

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Date:

May 12, 1999

Exposure Time:

37 minutes

Filters:

F656N (Halpha), F502N ([O III])

About this Image

Image Credit:

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

Release Date:

July 1, 2004

Orientation/Scale: