NGC 613

This image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 613  was obtained with the FORS1 and FORS2 multi-mode instruments (at VLT MELIPAL and YEPUN, respectively) on December 16-18, 2001. It is a composite of three exposures in different wavebands, cf. the technical note below. The full-resolution version of this photo retains the original pixels. Note the many arms and the pronounced dust bands. North is up and East is left. 

Credit:

ESO/P.D. Barthel

About the Image

Id:eso0338a
Type:Observation
Release date:19 December 2003
Related releases:eso0338
Size:4016 x 4020 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 613
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:80 million light years
Constellation:Sculptor

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 34 17.99
Position (Dec):-29° 25' 3.99"
Field of view:6.83 x 6.84 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° right of vertical
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BandTelescope
Optical
B
Very Large Telescope
Optical
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Very Large Telescope
Optical
R
Very Large Telescope

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