Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 253

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximatelly 3.7 x 3.6 degrees. The galaxy NGC 253 appears at the centre of the picture and the globular star cluster NGC 288 at the lower left. The cluster is orbiting the Milky Way and is much closer to us than NGC 253, which lies about eleven million light-years from Earth.

Autorska prava:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.

O slici

Id:eso1152c
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:15. decembar 2011. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1152
Veličina:13412 x 12897 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 253
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : Starburst
Udaljenost:11 milion svetlosnih godina
Constellation:Sculptor
Kategorija:Galaxies

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Koordinate

Position (RA):0 47 11.99
Position (Dec):-25° 18' 35.61"
Field of view:227.99 x 219.24 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.1°levo od vertikale

Boje i flteri

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Digitized Sky Survey 2
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Digitized Sky Survey 2