Observed Fields in NGC 300

Location of the three fields in the Sculptor spiral galaxy NGC 300 for which deep imaging in the near-infrared J and K filters was obtained with VLT/ISAAC. The fields contain together 16 Cepheids with periods from 6 to 83 days.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0524a
Type:Observation
Release date:1 August 2005
Related releases:eso0524
Size:800 x 797 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 300
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:6 million light years
Constellation:Sculptor

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 54 40.24
Position (Dec):-37° 39' 54.99"
Field of view:29.98 x 29.87 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.6° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
J
Very Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infrared
K
Very Large Telescope
ISAAC

 

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