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.

Kilde:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

Om bildet

ID:eso1126c
Type:Observasjon
Publiseringsdato:27. juli 2011 12:00
Relaterte pressemeldinger:eso1126
Størrelse:16114 x 14832 px

Om objektet

Navn:Leo Triplet
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Multiple
Avstand:35 million lysår
Constellation:Leo
Kategori:Galaxies

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Koordinater

Position (RA):11 21 49.62
Position (Dec):13° 58' 38.25"
Field of view:270.84 x 249.26 arcminutes
Orientering:Nord er 8.7° til venstre for vertikalen

Farger og filtre

BåndBølgelengdeTeleskop
Optisk
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optisk
Pseudo green (B+R)
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optisk
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2