The Colossal Cosmic Eye NGC 1350

Colour-composite of the spiral galaxy NGC 1350 taken with FORS2 at the ESO Very Large Telescope. The image, totalling 16 minutes of observations, clearly reveals the delicate structures in this gigantic "eye" as well as many background galaxies.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0532a
Language:en-us
Type:Observation
Release date:29 September 2005
Related releases:eso0532
Size:2593 x 1584 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1350
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:65 million light years
Constellation:Fornax

Image Formats

Large JPEG
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Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):3 31 6.05
Position (Dec):-33° 37' 57.14"
Field of view:8.14 x 4.97 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 254.9° left of vertical

 

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