Wide-field image of the sky around Messier 77

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey shows spiral galaxy Messier 77 and its surroundings. Messier 77 appears at the centre and the edge-on galaxy NGC 1055 to its upper-right.

Credit:

NASA/ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1720c
Type:Observation
Release date:5 July 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1720
Size:10693 x 10714 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 77
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Seyfert
Constellation:Cetus
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):2 42 40.67
Position (Dec):0° 0' 45.42"
Field of view:179.61 x 179.97 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical

Colours & filters

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

 

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