Spiral Galaxy NGC 2997 I-Band-0.25 arcsec

A reproduction of the sharpest image obtained so far with the VLT UT1 with image quality 0.25 arcsec FWHM. 5 min exposure in I-band.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9921b
Type:Observation
Release date:6 March 1999
Related releases:eso9921
Size:2080 x 2048 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 2997
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
Distance:140 million light years
Constellation:Antlia

Image Formats

Großes JPEG
1.1 MB
Screensize JPEG
390.6 KB

Wallpapers

1024x768
305.3 KB
1280x1024
537.0 KB
1600x1200
811.2 KB
1920x1200
986.3 KB
2048x1536
1.3 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):9 45 38.82
Position (Dec):-31° 11' 28.86"
Field of view:3.45 x 3.40 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Infrared
I
Very Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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