Wide-field image of NGC 4298 and NGC 4302 (ground-based image)

Esahubble_heic1709c_500

esahubble_heic1709c April 20th, 2017

Credit: NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2; Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

This ground-based image shows the two galaxies NGC 4298 and NGC 4302 and their surroundings.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1709c/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 4298 NGC 4302
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy » Type » Interacting
Esahubble_heic1709c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 12h 21m 36.3s
DEC = 14° 36’ 2.8”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CCW
Field of View
4.1 x 3.6 degrees
Constellation
Coma Berenices

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_orange Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) 660.0 nm
Arrow_left_cyan Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (B) 467.5 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_orange
Arrow_top_cyan
Esahubble_heic1709c_1280
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ID
heic1709c
Subject Category
C.5.1.7  
Subject Name
NGC 4298, NGC 4302
Credits
NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2; Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1709c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None
Color Assignment
Orange, Cyan
Band
Optical, Optical
Bandpass
R, B
Central Wavelength
660, 467.5
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
185.401159582, 14.6007888903
Reference Dimension
14545.0, 12994.0
Reference Pixel
7272.5, 6497.0
Scale
-0.00027974964338674496, 0.00027974964338674496
Rotation
0.12000000000000004
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Position
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.org
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
Karl-Schwarzschild-Strasse 2
City
Garching bei München
State/Province
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
heic1709c
Metadata Date
2017-04-03T14:10:51+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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