Digitized Sky Survey Image of the galaxy NGC 4945

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximatelly 3.0 x 3.0 degrees.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso0931b
Type:Observation
Release date:30 July 2010, 16:17
Related releases:eso0931
Size:10669 x 10692 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4945
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:12 million light years
Constellation:Centaurus

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 5 27.33
Position (Dec):-49° 28' 3.76"
Field of view:179.13 x 179.52 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.7° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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