Wide-field view of the sky around the distant active galaxy PKS 1830-211

This wide-field image shows the patch of sky around the distant active galaxy PKS 1830-211. This view was created from photographs forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. This part of the sky in the constellation of Sagittarius (The Archer) lies close to the central regions of the Milky Way and is very rich in stars. The remote galaxy lies at the centre of the picture, lost among the much closer stars of our own galaxy.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1344f
Language:en-us
Type:Observation
Release date:16 October 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1344
Size:7129 x 7143 px

About the Object

Name:PKS 1830-211
Type:• Milky Way : Star
• X - Galaxies
Constellation:Sagittarius

Image Formats

Großes JPEG
30.1 MB
Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):18 33 39.82
Position (Dec):-21° 3' 37.42"
Field of view:119.95 x 120.18 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
V
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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