Supernova 2003cg in the galaxy NGC 3169

This section of a picture from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the galaxy NGC 3169 and marks the location of the supernova SN 2003cg.

Credit:

ESO/Igor Chekalin

About the Image

Id:eso1114d
Type:Observation
Release date:20 April 2011, 12:00
Related releases:eso1114
Size:1402 x 1402 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3169, SN 2003cg
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
• X - Galaxies
• X - Stars
Distance:70 million light years
Constellation:Sextans

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 14 15.12
Position (Dec):3° 27' 58.32"
Field of view:5.56 x 5.56 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
451 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
V
539 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
R
651 nmMPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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