Wide-field view of the sky around the galaxies NGC 1316 and 1317

This picture shows the sky around the pair of galaxies NGC 1316 and 1317. It was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1411c
Type:Observation
Release date:2 April 2014, 12:00
Related releases:eso1411
Size:7087 x 6780 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1316, NGC 1317
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Constellation:Fornax
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):3 22 41.77
Position (Dec):-37° 12' 29.94"
Field of view:119.16 x 114.00 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 88.7° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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