Supernova 2005dh and spiral galaxy NGC 1559

Colour-composite image of the spiral galaxy NGC 1559 in the Reticulum constellation, obtained with the multi-mode FORS1 instrument on ESO's 8.2m VLT. The supernova, SN 2005df, is visible as the bright star just above the galaxy. Many background galaxies can also be seen in this image.

Kilde:

ESO

Om billedet

Id:eso0527a
Type:Observation
Udgivelsesdato:24. august 2005
Relaterede pressemeddelelser:eso0527
Størrelse:2030 x 1598 px

Om objektet

Navn:NGC 1559, SN 2005df
Type:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
Afstand:50 million lysår
Constellation:Reticulum
Kategori:Galaxies

Billedformater

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Koordinater

Position (RA):4 17 37.36
Position (Dec):-62° 47' 2.99"
Field of view:6.77 x 5.33 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 0.0° droite fra lodret

Farver & filtre

BåndBølgelængdeTeleskop
Optisk
V
557 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Optisk
R
655 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Infrarød
I
768 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Optisk
H-alpha
660 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1