Wide-field view of the sky around the quasar HE0109-3518

This wide-field image of the sky around the quasar HE0109-3518 is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The total field of view of this image is approximately 3 degrees across.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.

About the Image

Id:eso1228d
Type:Observation
Release date:11 July 2012, 12:00
Related releases:eso1228
Size:10693 x 10714 px

About the Object

Name:HE 0109-3518
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy
Early Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Quasar
Distance:z=2.4 (redshift)
Constellation:Sculptor
Category:Quasars and Black Holes

Image Formats

Large JPEG
41.5 MB
Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 11 43.62
Position (Dec):-35° 3' 0.82"
Field of view:179.33 x 179.69 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.4° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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