Brass lanterns like this were originally used on cargo ships during the 1800’s and later sold as souvenirs to commemorate particular fleets. This lantern illuminates an image of NGC 1763, a cloud of gas and dust that emits a particularly wide spectrum light from the LMC (Large Magellanic Cloud) roughly 163,000 light years from Earth
Image Credit: NASA, ESA, Josh Lake
Rough Dimensions: 9"L x 7"D x 15"H
Approximate Weight: 5.4 lbs.
Bulb: 23W CFL
Switch: Inline rotary