Hubble and Chandra composite of ESO 137-001

This image combines NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope observations with data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory. As well as the electric blue ram pressure stripping streaks seen emanating from ESO 137-001, a giant gas stream can be seen extending towards the bottom of the frame, only visible in the X-ray part of the spectrum.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, CXC

About the Image

Id:eso1437e
Type:Observation
Release date:10 November 2014, 01:01
Related releases:eso1437
Size:4910 x 4887 px

About the Object

Name:ESO 137-001
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Distance:200 million light years
Constellation:Triangulum Australe
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):16 13 21.10
Position (Dec):-60° 45' 21.00"
Field of view:3.28 x 3.26 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 80.5° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
X-rayChandra X-ray Observatory
Optical
B
475 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS

 

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