Centaurus A – Field 2 (detail)

Zoomed-in area within "Field 2" (Halo) in Centaurus A, from the ISAAC colour image. Nearly all red stars in this area are of the variable Mira-type.

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About the Image

Id:eso0315g
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:2003. június 10.
Related releases:eso0315
Size:1533 x 1581 px

About the Object

Név:Centaurus A, NGC 5128
Típus:Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Halo
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Distance:13 million light years
Constellation:Centaurus
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 25 20.26
Position (Dec):-43° 9' 39.84"
Field of view:0.31 x 0.33 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
J
1.2 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infrared
H
1.6 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC
Infrared
K
2.2 μmVery Large Telescope
ISAAC

 

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