The sky around the galaxy NGC 4993

This wide-field image generated from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 shows the sky around the galaxy NGC 4993. This galaxy was the host to a merger between two neutron stars, which led to a gravitational wave detection, a short gamma-ray burst and an optical identification of a kilonova event.

Autorska prava:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

O slici

Id:eso1733i
Tip:Opservacija
Datum objavljivanja:16. oktobar 2017. 16:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1917, eso1733
Veličina:9696 x 6221 px

O objektu

Naziv:NGC 4993
Tip:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Constellation:Hydra
Kategorija:Galaxies

Formati slika

Veliki JPEG
14,0 MB
JPEG izdanje
2,5 MB

Zumiranje


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Koordinate

Position (RA):13 9 47.34
Position (Dec):-23° 22' 51.18"
Field of view:164.96 x 105.84 arcminutes
Orijentacija:Sever je 0.5°desno od vertikale

Boje i flteri

OpsegTalasna dužinaTeleskop
Optički
R
630 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optički
R
630 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optički
I
797 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2
Optički
I
797 nmDigitized Sky Survey 2

 

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