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.

Herkunftsnachweis:

ESO/P. Grosbøl

Über das Bild

ID:eso1038a
Typ:Beobachtung
Veröffentlichungsdatum:22. September 2010 12:00
Dazugehörige Veröffentlichungen:eso1038
Größe:3655 x 3628 px

Über das Objekt

Name:NGC 1365
Typ:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Entfernung:60 Million Lichtjahre
Constellation:Fornax
Kategorie:Galaxies

Mounted Image

Bildformate

Großes JPEG
2,0 MB

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Bildschirm-Hintergrundbilder

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Koordinaten

Position (RA):3 33 36.33
Position (Dec):-36° 8' 28.25"
Field of view:6.50 x 6.45 arcminutes
Orientierung:Die Nordrichtung liegt 0.1° links zur Vertikale

Farben & Filter

SpektralbereichTeleskop
Infrarot
Y
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarot
J
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarot
H
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarot
K
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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