The sky around the galaxy NGC 4993

This wide-field image generated from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 shows the sky around the galaxy NGC 4993. This galaxy was the host to a merger between two neutron stars, which led to a gravitational wave detection, a short gamma-ray burst and an optical identification of a kilonova event.

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ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

Rreth fotografisë

Id:eso1733i
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:Oct 16, 2017, 16:00 CEST
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1917, eso1733
Përmasat:9696 x 6221 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:NGC 4993
Tipi:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Constellation:Hydra
Kategori:Galaxies

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Koordinatat

Position (RA):13 9 47.34
Position (Dec):-23° 22' 51.18"
Field of view:164.96 x 105.84 arcminutes
Orientimi:Veriu është 0.5° djathtas vertikales

Ngjyra & filtera

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Optik
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630 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optik
R
630 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optik
I
797 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optik
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797 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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