Hubble and Chandra composite of ESO 137-001

This image combines NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope observations with data from the Chandra X-ray Observatory. As well as the electric blue ram pressure stripping streaks seen emanating from ESO 137-001, a giant gas stream can be seen extending towards the bottom of the frame, only visible in the X-ray part of the spectrum.

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NASA, ESA, CXC

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Auðkenni:eso1437e
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Nóv 10, 2014, 01:01 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1437
Stærð:4910 x 4887 px

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Nafn:ESO 137-001
Tegund:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Fjarlægð:200 milljón ljósár
Constellation:Triangulum Australe
Flokkur:Galaxies

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Position (RA):16 13 21.10
Position (Dec):-60° 45' 21.00"
Field of view:3.28 x 3.26 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 80.5° højre frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðBylgjulengdSjónauki
RöntgenChandra X-ray Observatory
Sýnilegt
B
475 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS
Innrautt
I
814 nmHubble Space Telescope
ACS

 

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