The barred spiral galaxy NGC 1097

This is a photo of an active galaxy that was observed with ISAAC during the programme being carried out. It shows NGC 1097 (R-band). The bar-like structure and the luminous centre where the Black Hole is located is visible. The distance to this galaxy is approximately 55 million light-years; the local scale is indicated in the photo.

Technical information: this image with NGC 1097 is a reproduction from the ESO LV archive, extracted via the Hypercat facility. It is based on a 2-hour photographic exposure in the R-band (Kodak IIIa-F emulsion + RG630 filtre) with the ESO 1-m Schmidt Telescope at La Silla and covers a field of about 35 x 35 arcmin 2. North is up and East is left.

Crediti:

ESO

A proposito dell'immagine

Identificazione:eso0128a
Tipo:Collage
Data di pubblicazione:14 Agosto 2001
Notizie relative:eso0128
Dimensione:800 x 796 px

A proposito delll'oggetto

Nome:Caldwell 67, NGC 1097
Tipo:Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distanza:45 Milione Anni luce
Constellation:Fornax
Categoria:Galaxies
Quasars and Black Holes

Formati delle immagini

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Coordinate

Position (RA):2 46 26.00
Position (Dec):-30° 17' 6.96"
Field of view:35.06 x 34.90 arcminutes
Orientazione:Il Nord è a 90.0° a destra della verticale

Colori e filtri

BandaTelescopio
Ottico
R
ESO 1-metre Schmidt telescope

Exposure time: 7200s

 

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