Celestial Objects in the Capodimonte Deep Field

This image shows a spiral galaxy and a nebulous object in the Capodimonte Deep Field. The field shown covers 1250 x 750 pixels, or about 5 x 3 arcmin 2 in the sky. Note the very red objects next to the two bright stars in the lower-right corner. The colours of these objects are consistent with those of spheroidal galaxies at intermediate distances (redshifts).

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.

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About the Image

Id:eso0116c
Type:Observation
Release date:10 April 2001
Related releases:eso0116
Size:3000 x 1836 px

About the Object

Name:Capodimonte Deep Field
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• Early Universe : Cosmology : Morphology : Deep Field
• X - Galaxy Clusters
• X - Cosmology
Constellation:Corvus

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 25 0.05
Position (Dec):-12° 48' 59.58"
Field of view:4.81 x 2.95 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° 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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