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.

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Crédito:

ESO/P. Grosbøl

Sobre a imagem

Id:eso1038a
Tipo:Observação
Data de divulgação:22 de Setembro de 2010 às 12:00
Notícias relacionadas:eso1038
Tamanho:3655 x 3628 px

Sobre o objeto

Nome:NGC 1365
Tipo:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Distância:60 milhão anos-luz
Constellation:Fornax
Categoria:Galaxies

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Coordenadas

Position (RA):3 33 36.33
Position (Dec):-36° 8' 28.25"
Field of view:6.50 x 6.45 arcminutes
Orientação:O norte está a 0.1° à esquerda da vertical

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Infravermelho
Y
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infravermelho
J
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infravermelho
H
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infravermelho
K
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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