The VLT records faint structures in colliding galaxies

The image shows a view of IC 1182, based on a mosaic of sky exposures with the VLT Test Camera through a red optical filter. It shows the entire field that was observed, reproduced in "negative" (black stars on a white sky) in order to show the faint outer structures.

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About the Image

Id:eso9834a
Típus:Observation
Közzététel napja:1998. július 31.
Related releases:eso9834
Size:2944 x 2512 px

About the Object

Név:IC 1182
Típus:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Distance:550 million light years
Category:Galaxies

Képformátumok

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2,0 MB
Screensize JPEG
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
R
Very Large Telescope

 

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