HAWK-I infrared image of the spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365*

This striking new image, taken with the powerful HAWK-I infrared camera on ESO’s Very Large Telescope at Paranal Observatory in Chile, shows NGC 1365. This beautiful barred spiral galaxy is part of the Fornax cluster of galaxies, and lies about 60 million light-years from Earth. The picture was created from images taken through Y, J, H and K filters and the exposure times were 4, 4, 7 and 12 minutes respectively.

This image is available as a mounted image in the ESOshop.

Kilde:

ESO/P. Grosbøl

Om bildet

ID:eso1038a
Type:Observasjon
Publiseringsdato:22. september 2010 12:00
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso1038
Størrelse:3655 x 3628 px

Om objektet

Navn:NGC 1365
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Avstand:60 million lysår
Constellation:Fornax
Kategori:Galaxies

Mounted Image

Bildeformater

Stor JPEG
2,0 MB
Medium JPEG
148,1 KB

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Koordinater

Position (RA):3 33 36.33
Position (Dec):-36° 8' 28.25"
Field of view:6.50 x 6.45 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 0.1° til venstre for vertikalen

Farger og filtre

BåndTeleskop
Infrarødt
Y
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarødt
J
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarødt
H
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarødt
K
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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