The sky around the active galaxy Markarian 1018

This wide-field image shows the sky around the faint active galaxy Markarian 1018. The picture was assembled from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxy itself is at the centre of the picture and faint evidence of its recent merger can be seen in the form of tails and loops.

Forrás:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1631b
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2016. szeptember 15. 16.00
Related releases:eso1631
Size:9996 x 10450 px

About the Object

Név:Markarian 1018
Típus:Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Seyfert
Distance:600 million light years
Constellation:Cetus
Category:Galaxies

Képformátumok

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Coordinates

Position (RA):2 6 16.16
Position (Dec):0° 17' 4.77"
Field of view:169.88 x 177.59 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
B+R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R+IR
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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