Wide Field Imager view of the spiral galaxy NGC 247

This picture of the spiral galaxy NGC 247 was taken using the Wide Field Imager (WFI) at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile. NGC 247 is thought to lie about 11 million light-years away in the constellation of Cetus (The Whale). It is one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way and a member of the Sculptor Group.

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Auðkenni:eso1107a
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Mar 2, 2011, 12:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1107
Stærð:8517 x 5295 px

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Nafn:NGC 247
Tegund:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Fjarlægð:11 milljón ljósár
Constellation:Cetus
Flokkur:Galaxies

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Position (RA):0 47 1.99
Position (Dec):-20° 44' 45.83"
Field of view:33.77 x 21.00 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 90.0° højre frá lóðréttu

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B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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H-alpha
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
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MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

 

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