Centaurus A

An area, north-west of the centre of Centaurus A with a detailed view of the dust lane and clusters of luminous blue stars. The normal version of this photo retains the orginal pixels.

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About the Image

Id:eso0005c
Type:Observation
Release date:8 February 2000
Related releases:eso0005
Size:801 x 794 px

About the Object

Name:Cen A, Centaurus A
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
• X - Galaxies
• X - Quasars & Black Holes
Distance:13 million light years
Constellation:Centaurus

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 25 29.76
Position (Dec):-43° 0' 4.68"
Field of view:2.68 x 2.66 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical
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BandTelescope
Optical
B
Very Large Telescope
FORS2
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Very Large Telescope
FORS2
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Very Large Telescope
FORS2

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