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.

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ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

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Auðkenni:eso1126c
Tegund:Athuganir
Útgáfudagur:Júl 27, 2011, 12:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1126
Stærð:16114 x 14832 px

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Nafn:Leo Triplet
Tegund:Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Multiple
Fjarlægð:35 milljón ljósár
Constellation:Leo
Flokkur:Galaxies

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Position (RA):11 21 49.62
Position (Dec):13° 58' 38.25"
Field of view:270.84 x 249.26 arcminutes
Stefna:Norður er 8.7° vinstri frá lóðréttu

Litir og síur

TíðnisviðBylgjulengdSjónauki
Sýnilegt
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
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Pseudo green (B+R)
Digitized Sky Survey 2
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R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2