The galaxy NGC 6300

The barred spiral galaxy NGC 6300 in the constellation of Ara.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9003i
Type:Observation
Release date:6 February 1990
Related releases:eso9003
Size:5018 x 3102 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6300
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
• X - Galaxies
Distance:50 million light years
Constellation:Ara

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 16 59.39
Position (Dec):-62° 49' 8.90"
Field of view:2.19 x 1.35 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 141.1° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
POSS II
Optical
R
POSS II
Infrared
I
POSS II

 

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