Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 3521

This visible light wide-field image of the region around NGC 3521 was created from photographs taken through blue, red and infrared filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxy appears close to the centre. The field of view is approximately 2.9 degrees across.

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ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

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About the Image

Id:eso1129c
Type:Observation
Release date:10 August 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1129
Size:10611 x 10656 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3521
Type:• X - Galaxies
Distance:35 million light years
Constellation:Leo

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 5 48.63
Position (Dec):0° 2' 9.25"
Field of view:178.10 x 178.85 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.2° right of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
Pseudogreen (B+R)
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
I
Digitized Sky Survey 2

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