Wide-field view of the sky around the spiral galaxy NGC 1637

This image shows the sky around the spiral galaxy NGC 1637 in the constellation of Eridanus (The River). It was created from images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1315d
Type:Observation
Release date:20 March 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1315
Size:9554 x 8124 px

About the Object

Name:Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS 2), NGC 1637, Wide field view
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:35 million light years
Constellation:Eridanus
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):4 41 28.30
Position (Dec):-2° 51' 28.73"
Field of view:155.22 x 131.99 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.6° right of vertical

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