Spiral galaxy NGC 6118 and SN 2004dk

Composite colour-coded image of the "grand design" spiral galaxy NGC 6118, at a distance of 80 million light-years. It is based on images obtained with the multi-mode VIMOS instrument on the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT) in three different wavebands. The image covers 6.7 x 5.8 square arcminutes on the sky. North is up and East is to the left. The arrow indicates the position of supernova SN 2004dk.

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ESO

Om billedet

Id:eso0436b
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:1. december 2004
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso0436
Størrelse:1540 x 1323 px

Om objektet

Navn:NGC 6118, SN 2004dk
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Afstand:75000 lysår
Constellation:Serpens Caput
Kategori:Galaxies

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Koordinater

Position (RA):16 21 48.62
Position (Dec):-2° 17' 0.30"
Field of view:6.84 x 5.89 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 0.1° droite fra lodret

Farver & filtre

BåndBølgelængdeTeleskop
Optisk
B
445 nmVery Large Telescope
VIMOS
Optisk
V
551 nmVery Large Telescope
VIMOS
Optisk
R
658 nmVery Large Telescope
VIMOS

 

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