HAWK-I infrared image of the spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365*

This striking new image, taken with the powerful HAWK-I infrared camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope at Paranal Observatory in Chile, shows NGC 1365. This beautiful barred spiral galaxy is part of the Fornax cluster of galaxies, and lies about 60 million light-years from Earth. The picture was created from images taken through Y, J, H and K filters and the exposure times were 4, 4, 7 and 12 minutes respectively.

This image is available as a mounted image in the ESOshop.

Të drejtat:

ESO/P. Grosbøl

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1038a
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Sht 22, 2010, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1038
Përmasat:3655 x 3628 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:NGC 1365
Tipi:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Distanca:60 milion vite dritë
Constellation:Fornax
Kategori:Galaxies

Mounted Image

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2,0 MB

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Wallpaper

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):3 33 36.33
Position (Dec):-36° 8' 28.25"
Field of view:6.50 x 6.45 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 0.1° majtas vertikales

Ngjyra & filtera

BandaTeleskopi
Infra të kuqe
Y
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infra të kuqe
J
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infra të kuqe
H
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infra të kuqe
K
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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