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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Crédit:

ESO/P. Grosbøl

À propos de l'image

Identification:eso1038a
Type:Observation
Date de publication:22 septembre 2010 12:00
Communiqués de presse en rapport:eso1038
Taille:3655 x 3628 px

À propos de l'objet

Nom:NGC 1365
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Distance:60 million années lumière
Constellation:Fornax
Catégorie:Galaxies

Mounted Image

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Coordinates

Position (RA):3 33 36.33
Position (Dec):-36° 8' 28.25"
Field of view:6.50 x 6.45 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° left of vertical

Couleurs & filtres

DomaineTélescope
Infrarouge
Y
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarouge
J
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarouge
H
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I
Infrarouge
K
Very Large Telescope
HAWK-I

 

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