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.

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Om bilden

ID:eso1038a
Typ:Observation
Publiceringsdatum:22 september 2010 12:00
Relaterade pressmeddelanden:eso1038
Storlek:3655 x 3628 px

Om objektet

Namn:NGC 1365
Typ:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Avstånd:60 miljon ljusår
Constellation:Fornax
Kategori:Galaxies

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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 är 0.1° vänster om lodrätt

Färger och filter

BandTeleskop
Infrarött
Y
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarött
J
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarött
H
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarött
K
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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