Young Astronomers Observe With ESO Telescopes

NGC 1448 galaxy, observed using the NTT telescope. An example of one of the observations performed by the "Young Astronomers" during their visit to ESO on November 14 - 20, 1995. Those who attended were the winners of the Europe-wide contest "Europe Towards the Stars", organised by ESO with the support of the European Union, under the auspices of the Third European Week for Scientific and Technological Culture.

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About the Image

Id:eso9533a
Type:Observation
Release date:20 November 1995
Related releases:eso9533
Size:295 x 317 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1448
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:55 million light years
Constellation:Horologium

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Coordinates

Position (RA):3 44 33.46
Position (Dec):-44° 38' 33.14"
Field of view:7.29 x 7.84 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.6° left of vertical
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