The spiral galaxy NGC 5584 and SN 2007af

This image is a colour-composite of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 5584. It is based on data collected by the Paranal Science Team with the FORS1 instrument on Kueyen, the second 8.2-m Unit Telescope of ESO's Very Large Telescope. The supernova SN 2007af is the bright object seen slightly below and to the right of the galaxy's centre. The galaxy and its bright supernova were observed on the nights of 16, 19 and 22 March 2007 through a B, V, R, H-alpha and OII filter. The total exposure time is about 28 minutes. The observers are Susana Randall, Claudio Melo and Swetlana Hubrig, and the day astronomer was Dominique Naef (all ESO). Henri Boffin (ESO) processed the data and made the colour-composite, and Haennes Heyer (ESO) made the final adjustments.

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Om bilden

ID:eso0716a
Typ:Observation
Publiceringsdatum:27 mars 2007
Relaterade pressmeddelanden:eso0716
Storlek:1764 x 1869 px

Om objektet

Namn:NGC 5584, SN 2007af
Typ:Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Avstånd:75 miljon ljusår
Constellation:Virgo
Kategori:Galaxies
Stars

Bildformat

Stor jpeg
1,7 MB
Skärmstor jpeg
288,0 kB

Skrivbordsunderlägg

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327,7 kB
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1600x1200
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1920x1200
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2048x1536
1,9 MB

Koordinater

Position (RA):14 22 23.87
Position (Dec):0° 23' 14.99"
Field of view:5.89 x 6.24 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord är 0.0° höger om lodrätt

Färger och filter

BandVåglängdTeleskop
Synligt ljus
B
440 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Synligt ljus
V
557 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Synligt ljus
R
655 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Synligt ljus
H-alpha
656 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Synligt ljus
Oii
372 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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