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Object Name:

Mz3, Menzel 3, The "Ant Nebula"

Object Description:

Planetary Nebula in the Milky Way Galaxy



Date of Observation:

July 20, 1997; June 30, 1998

Exposure Time:

1.7 hours


Red, F673N, [S II]
Green, F658N, [N II]
Blue, F656N, H-alpha
Blue/Violet, F502N, [O III]

Proposal Information:

R. Sahai and J. Trauger (Jet Propulsion Lab); B. Balick (University of Washington), V. Icke (Leiden University)

Image Credit:

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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