Nebula N159
Nebula N159
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News release ID: STScI-1999-23
Release Date: Jun 10, 1999
Image Use: Copyright
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A "true color" composite image of the LMC HII region N159 as seen by WFPC2, based on images taken with filters Halpha, (red), [OIII], (green), and Hbeta, (blue). The Papillon nebula (N159-5) is the high excitation compact object lying in the center of the smaller PC frame.


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Astronomical, Emission Nebulae, Galaxies, Hubble Telescope, Magellanic Clouds, Massive Stars, Nebulae, Stars