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.

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Auðkenni:eso1038a
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Sep 22, 2010, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1038
Stærð:3655 x 3628 px

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Nafn:NGC 1365
Tegund:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Fjarlægð:60 milljón ljósár
Constellation:Fornax
Flokkur:Galaxies

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Position (RA):3 33 36.33
Position (Dec):-36° 8' 28.25"
Field of view:6.50 x 6.45 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 0.1° vinstri frá lóðréttu

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TíðnisviðSjónauki
Innrautt
Y
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Innrautt
J
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Innrautt
H
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Innrautt
K
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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