Dazzling galaxy Messier 77

ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured a magnificent face-on view of the barred spiral galaxy Messier 77. The image does justice to the galaxy’s beauty, showcasing its glittering arms criss-crossed with dust lanes — but it fails to betray Messier 77’s turbulent nature.

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ESO

O slici

Id:eso1720a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:5. jul 2017. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1720
Veličina:1718 x 1716 px

O objektu

Naziv:Messier 77
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Seyfert
Udaljenost:45 milion svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Cetus
Kategorija:Galaxies

Formati slika

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Koordinate

Position (RA):2 42 41.01
Position (Dec):0° 0' 53.97"
Field of view:7.21 x 7.20 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.0°desno od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Optički
b
440 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
Optički
v
557 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
Optički
R
655 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2
Optički
H-alpha
656 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS2

 

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