Wide-field view of the region around galaxy NGC 3783

This picture was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. It shows the region of sky around the active galaxy NGC 3783 in the southern constellation of Centaurus (The Centaur). The galaxy is the face-on spiral right at the centre.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:eso1327b
Type:Observation
Release date:20 June 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1327
Size:6983 x 8520 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3783
Type:• Early Universe : Galaxy
• X - Galaxies
Constellation:Centaurus

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 38 59.08
Position (Dec):-37° 44' 21.03"
Field of view:118.54 x 144.63 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° left of vertical
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