A galactic collision in the constellation of Aquarius

This chart shows the location of the galactic merger NGC 7252, known as Atoms-for-Peace, within the constellation of Aquarius (the Water Bearer). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions and NGC 7252 itself is marked as a red oval in a circle near the bottom. This curious object is faintly visible in moderate-sized amateur telescopes.

Autorska prava:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

O slici

Id:eso1044b
Tip:Grafikon
Datum objavljivanja:10. novembar 2010. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1044
Veličina:3338 x 3130 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 7252
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Udaljenost:220 milion svetlosnih godina
Kategorija:Illustrations

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