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.

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ESO

Um myndina

Auðkenni:eso0527a
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:24. ágúst 2005
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso0527
Stærð:2030 x 1598 px

Um fyrirbærið

Nafn:NGC 1559, SN 2005df
Tegund:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
Fjarlægð:50 milljón ljósár
Constellation:Reticulum
Flokkur:Galaxies

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Position (RA):4 17 37.36
Position (Dec):-62° 47' 2.99"
Field of view:6.77 x 5.33 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.0° højre frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðBylgjulengdSjónauki
Sýnilegt
V
557 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Sýnilegt
R
655 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Innrautt
I
768 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Sýnilegt
H-alpha
660 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1