Irregular galaxy NGC 55

Image of the irregular galaxy NGC 55 obtained with the Wide Field Imager on the 2.2-metre MPG/ESO telescope at ESO La Silla Observatory. The galaxy is about 7.5 million light-years away and 70,000 light-years across. The image is based on data obtained through B, V, and H-alpha filters. North is up, East to the left. The field of view is 30 arcminutes wide.

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O slici

Id:eso0914a
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:4. april 2009.
Povezana saopštenja:eso0914
Veličina:4396 x 4008 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 55
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Udaljenost:8 milion svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Sculptor
Kategorija:Galaxies

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Koordinate

Position (RA):0 14 53.18
Position (Dec):-39° 11' 41.67"
Field of view:34.88 x 31.80 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.0°levo od vertikale