Spiral Galaxy NGC 7793

Image of the chaotic spiral galaxy NGC 7793, observed with the FORS instrument attached to ESO’s Very Large Telescope at Paranal. The image is based on data obtained through B, V, I and H-alpha filters.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0914b
Type:Observation
Release date:4 April 2009
Related releases:eso0914
Size:3667 x 1964 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 7793
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:13 million light years
Constellation:Sculptor

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):23 57 49.88
Position (Dec):-32° 35' 28.33"
Field of view:12.24 x 5892006.55 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
435 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
FORS1
Optical
V
Very Large Telescope
FORS1
Optical
I
675 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Optical
H-alpha
1.63 μmVery Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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