View of the galactic centre

View of the Galactic centre captured with ESO's VISTA infrared survey telescope, as part of the Variables in the Via Lactea (VVV) ESO public survey.

Credit:

ESO/VVV Survey/D. Minniti

About the Image

Id:galactic-centre-e
Type:Observation
Release date:16 December 2019, 17:00
Size:2315 x 938 px

About the Object

Name:Milky Way Galactic Centre
Type:Milky Way : Galaxy : Component : Center/Core
Constellation:Sagittarius
Category:Stars

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 45 40.43
Position (Dec):-29° 0' 35.16"
Field of view:2.05 x 0.83 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 58.6° left of vertical

 

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