First optical image of the Galactic Centre

This photo shows the first optical image of the Galactic Centre, the enigmatic region at the centre of our galaxy, the Milky Way. It was obtained with the EFOSC II instrument at the ESO New Technology Telescope (NTT).

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About the Image

Id:eso9013a
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:1990. október 31.
Related releases:eso9013
Size:4200 x 1830 px

About the Object

Név:Milky Way Galactic Centre
Típus:Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Center/Core
Distance:25000 light years
Category:Galaxies

Képformátumok

Large JPEG
2,5 MB
Screensize JPEG
143,9 KB

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345,4 KB
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
OpticalNew Technology Telescope
EFOSC2

 

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