MUSE image of the strange galaxy NGC 4650A

This picture is based on data on the polar ring galaxy NGC 4650A that were obtained soon after the MUSE instrument achieved first light in early 2014. This colour view was created by collapsing the 3D MUSE data into three sections that were coloured blue, green and red. This approximates the natural colours of the object.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso1407j
Type:Observation
Release date:5 March 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1407
Size:1356 x 692 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4650A
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Ring
Constellation:Centaurus
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 44 49.07
Position (Dec):-40° 42' 51.70"
Field of view:2.29 x 1.17 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 69.1° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Very Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
V
Very Large Telescope
MUSE
Optical
R
Very Large Telescope
MUSE

 

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