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News Release 717 of 1051

October 7, 1999 12:00 PM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-1999-35

Hubble Heritage Project's First Anniversary

Technical facts about this news release:

About the 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
Distance: 300 pc (960 light-years) from Earth
Dimensions: The image is 1.6 arcminutes on the vertical side. The end of the optical jet is 40" (~12,000 AU) from the central star. 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])
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 pm EDT
Orientation: North is toward the left of the image.