The dwarf galaxy IC 1613

This image, captured with the OmegaCAM camera on ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope in Chile, shows an unusually clean small galaxy. IC 1613 contains very little cosmic dust, allowing astronomers to explore its contents with great clarity.

Credit:

ESO Acknowledgement: VST/Omegacam Local Group Survey

About the Image

Id:eso1603a
Type:Observation
Release date:27 January 2016, 12:00
Related releases:eso1603
Size:7100 x 4829 px

About the Object

Name:IC 1613
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
Constellation:Cetus
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 4 46.42
Position (Dec):2° 7' 29.18"
Field of view:25.34 x 17.23 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
U
VLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM
Optical
G
VLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM
Optical
Ha
VLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM
Optical
R
VLT Survey Telescope
OmegaCAM

 

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