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.

Autorska prava:

ESO/P. Grosbøl

O slici

Id:eso1038a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:22. septembar 2010. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1038
Veličina:3655 x 3628 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 1365
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Udaljenost:60 milion svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Fornax
Kategorija:Galaxies

Mounted Image

Formati slika

Veliki JPEG
2,0 MB

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Koordinate

Position (RA):3 33 36.33
Position (Dec):-36° 8' 28.25"
Field of view:6.50 x 6.45 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.1°levo od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTeleskop
Infracrveni
Y
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infracrveni
J
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infracrveni
H
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infracrveni
K
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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