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.

Kredit:

ESO/P. Grosbøl

O snímku

Id:eso1038a
Typ:Pozorování
Datum zveřejnění:22. září 2010 12:00
Související články:eso1038
Velikost:3655 x 3628 px

O objektu

Jméno:NGC 1365
Typ:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Vzdálenost:60 milion světelné roky
Constellation:Fornax
Kategorie:Galaxies

Mounted Image

Image Formats


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1024x768
145,1 KB
1280x1024
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1600x1200
327,8 KB
1920x1200
415,1 KB
2048x1536
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Souřadnice

Position (RA):3 33 36.33
Position (Dec):-36° 8' 28.25"
Field of view:6.50 x 6.45 arcminutes
Orientace:Sever je 0.1° levá od svislé osy

Barvy & filtry

PásmoDalekohled
Infračervený
Y
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infračervený
J
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infračervený
H
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infračervený
K
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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