NGC 1068 and the region resolved by VLTI-MIDI

Image of NGC 1068 taken in the visible wavelength range (courtesy NOAO/AURA/NSF). The image has 820x680 pixels. A blow-up of the central 5x5 pixels is displayed inside the figure on the right. The circle on the central pixel indicates the size of the structure that was observed with MIDI.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0319b
Type:Collage
Release date:19 June 2003
Related releases:eso0319
Size:881 x 676 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1068
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:35 million light years
Category:Galaxies

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