NGC 5364

The spiral galaxy NGC 5364 was the first object to be observed with the VIMOS instrument. This false-colour near-infrared raw First Light image reveal extensive structure in the spiral arms of the galaxy.

The image consists of a 60 sec exposure of NGC 5364 on February 26, 2002; image quality 0.6 arcsec FWHM; full moon; field of view 3.5 x 3.5 arcmin2 ; North is up and East is left.

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About the Image

Id:eso0209e
Type:Observation
Release date:13 March 2002
Related releases:eso0209
Size:800 x 737 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 5364
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:55 million light years
Constellation:Virgo

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 56 12.06
Position (Dec):5° 0' 52.29"
Field of view:6.02 x 5.55 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
Near-IR
Very Large Telescope
VIMOS

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