The VLT Records Faint Structures in Colliding Galaxies

The image shows a view of IC 1182, based on a mosaic of sky exposures with the VLT Test Camera through a red optical filter. It shows the entire field that was observed, reproduced in "negative" (black stars on a white sky) in order to show the faint outer structures.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9834a
Type:Observation
Release date:31 July 1998
Related releases:eso9834
Size:2944 x 2512 px

About the Object

Name:IC 1182
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• X - Galaxies
Distance:550 million light years

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BandTelescope
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R
Very Large Telescope

 

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