The sky around the dwarf galaxy IC 1613

This wide-field view shows the sky around the dwarf galaxy IC 1613 in the constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster). This picture was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxy appears at the centre of the picture as an irregularly shaped clump of faint stars.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1603c
Type:Observation
Release date:27 January 2016, 12:00
Related releases:eso1603
Size:8892 x 8293 px

About the Object

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

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 4 46.76
Position (Dec):2° 6' 37.13"
Field of view:149.29 x 139.23 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° left 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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