Interacting Galaxies in the Capodimonte Deep Field

This is an image of interacting galaxies that are seen in the Capodimonte Deep Field. The enlargement covers 1250 x 1130 WFI pixels (1 pixel = 0.24 arcsec), or about 5.0 x 4.5 arcmin 2 in the sky. The lower spiral is itself an interactive double.

Technical information: this image displays selected areas of the field shown in ESO Press Photo eso0116a at the original WFI scale, hereby also demonstrating the enormous amount of information contained in these wide-field images. North is up and East is left.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0116b
Type:Observation
Release date:10 April 2001
Related releases:eso0116
Size:3000 x 2638 px

About the Object

Name:Capodimonte Deep Field
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
• X - Galaxies
Constellation:Corvus

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 25 8.26
Position (Dec):-12° 22' 36.61"
Field of view:4.97 x 4.37 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° left of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
V
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
R
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

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