Wide-field view of the sky around the Leo Triplet of galaxies

This visible-light wide-field image of the region around the Leo Triplet of galaxies was created from photographs taken through blue and red filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxies appear to the lower right of centre. The bright star at the upper right is the naked eye star Theta Leonis. The field of view is approximately 4.4 degrees across.

Të drejtat:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1126c
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Kor 27, 2011, 12:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1126
Përmasat:16114 x 14832 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:Leo Triplet
Tipi:Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Multiple
Distanca:35 milion vite dritë
Constellation:Leo
Kategori:Galaxies

Formate Fotografish

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):11 21 49.62
Position (Dec):13° 58' 38.25"
Field of view:270.84 x 249.26 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 8.7° majtas vertikales

Ngjyra & filtera

BandaGjatësi valeTeleskopi
Optik
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optik
Pseudo green (B+R)
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optik
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2