Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 247

This visible light wide-field image of the region around NGC 247 was created from photographs taken through red and blue filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxy appears close to the centre. The field of view is approximately 2.8 degrees across.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1107c
Type:Observation
Release date:2 March 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1107
Size:10152 x 10336 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 247
Type:• X - Galaxies
Distance:11 million light years
Constellation:Cetus

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 47 8.52
Position (Dec):-20° 45' 37.08"
Field of view:170.42 x 173.51 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° left of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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