Wide-field image of the sky around the Sculptor dwarf galaxy

This image of the sky around the Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy was created from pictures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxy appears as a small faint cloud close to the centre of the picture.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1536c
Type:Observation
Release date:16 September 2015, 12:00
Related releases:eso1536
Size:16558 x 12225 px

About the Object

Name:Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
Constellation:Sculptor
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

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60.3 MB
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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 0 2.25
Position (Dec):-33° 43' 54.78"
Field of view:278.19 x 205.39 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.3° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
467 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
660 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
797 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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