VLT image of the spiral galaxy NGC 1187 (annotated)

This picture taken with ESO’s Very Large Telescope shows the galaxy NGC 1187. This impressive spiral lies about 60 million light-years away in the constellation of Eridanus (The River). NGC 1187 has hosted two supernova explosions during the last thirty years, the latest one in 2007. This supernova is still faintly visible in this picture and is marked with a circle.

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O slici

Id:eso1231b
Tip:Kolaž
Datum objavljivanja:1. avgust 2012. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1231
Veličina:3327 x 1928 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 1187
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Udaljenost:60 milion svetlosnih godina
Kategorija:Galaxies

Formati slika

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Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Optički
B
429 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Optički
V
554 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1
Optički
R
657 nmVery Large Telescope
FORS1

 

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