Digitized Sky Survey Image of the Galaxy NGC 6822

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximatelly 2.9 x 2.9 degrees.

Credit:

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

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About the Image

Id:eso0938b
Type:Observation
Release date:30 July 2010, 17:07
Related releases:eso0938
Size:10634 x 10636 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6822
Type:• X - Galaxies
Distance:2 million light years
Constellation:Sagittarius

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133.2 MB
Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):19 44 57.80
Position (Dec):-14° 48' 11.51"
Field of view:178.54 x 178.57 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.4° 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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