CD Galaxy in the Abell 496 Field

This image shows the central cD-type galaxy in the Abell 496 cluster, as obtained with the WFI during the observations with the 2.2-m telescope.

The WFI image of Abell 496 was obtained in blue light (B-band) and corresponds to a total integration time of 7560 seconds, split into a number of exposures lasting between 600 and 1200 seconds. The faintest objects just detectable in this image have a B-magnitude of about 26.5.

Credit:

ESO

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About the Image

Id:eso9954h
Type:Observation
Release date:21 December 1999
Related releases:eso9954
Size:871 x 891 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 496
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxies
Distance:450 million light years

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BandTelescope
Optical
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

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