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.

Autorska prava:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

O slici

Id:eso1126c
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:27. jul 2011. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1126
Veličina:16114 x 14832 px

O objektu

Naziv:Leo Triplet
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Multiple
Udaljenost:35 milion svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Leo
Kategorija:Galaxies

Formati slika

JPEG izdanje
3,7 MB

Zumiranje


Wallpapers

1024x768
149,9 KB
1280x1024
247,2 KB
1600x1200
362,9 KB
1920x1200
432,1 KB
2048x1536
591,7 KB

Koordinate

Position (RA):11 21 49.62
Position (Dec):13° 58' 38.25"
Field of view:270.84 x 249.26 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 8.7°levo od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Optički
B
445 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optički
Pseudo green (B+R)
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optički
R
658 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2