The Colossal Cosmic Eye NGC 1350

Colour-composite of the spiral galaxy NGC 1350 taken with FORS2 at the ESO Very Large Telescope. The image, totalling 16 minutes of observations, clearly reveals the delicate structures in this gigantic "eye" as well as many background galaxies.

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About the Image

Id:eso0532a
Type:Observation
Release date:29 September 2005
Related releases:eso0532
Size:2593 x 1584 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1350
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:65 million light years
Constellation:Fornax

Image Formats

JPEG grande
1.2 MB
Screensize JPEG
133.1 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
285.7 KB
1280x1024
503.0 KB
1600x1200
711.6 KB
1920x1200
757.8 KB
2048x1536
1.1 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):3 31 6.22
Position (Dec):-33° 38' 0.48"
Field of view:8.14 x 4.97 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 110.0° left of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
Optical
V
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
Optical
R
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
Infrared
I
Very Large Telescope
FORS2

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