Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 6744

This visible-light wide-field image of the region around NGC 6744 was created from photographs taken through blue, red and infrared filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxy appears close to the centre. The field of view is approximately 2.9 degrees across.

Credit:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1118c
Type:Observation
Release date:1 June 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1118
Size:10650 x 10670 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6744
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:30 million light years
Constellation:Pavo

Image Formats

Large JPEG
90.0 MB
Screensize JPEG
664.6 KB

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Coordinates

Position (RA):19 9 46.17
Position (Dec):-63° 51' 27.36"
Field of view:178.79 x 179.13 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.4° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
806 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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