The sky around Messier 83

This wide-field view shows the field around the spiral galaxy Messier 83. The image was created from photographs in red and blue light taken from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The field of view is 2.9 degrees across.

Credit:

ESO, Digitized Sky Survey 2.
Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso1020d
Type:Observation
Release date:19 May 2010, 12:00
Related releases:eso1020
Size:10640 x 10359 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 83
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:15 million light years
Constellation:Hydra

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 37 0.95
Position (Dec):-29° 51' 56.56"
Field of view:178.53 x 173.81 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.3° left of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
N/A
Optical
R
658 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
N/A

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