Wide-field view of NGC 1510 and NGC 1512 (ground-based view)

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esahubble_heic1712b July 27th, 2017

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

This image shows the sky around the two interacting galaxies NGC 1512 and NGC 1510. NGC 1512 is clearly visible in the very centre of the image.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1712b/

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 1512
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy » Type » Barred
Galaxy » Type » Interacting
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 4h 3m 54.5s
DEC = -43° 20’ 58.9”
Orientation
North is 1.7° CW
Field of View
2.3 x 2.1 degrees
Constellation
Horologium

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (i) 797.5 nm
Arrow_left_green Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (r) 660.0 nm
Arrow_left_green Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (i) 797.5 nm
Arrow_left_blue Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (r) 660.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_red
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_blue
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ID
heic1712b
Subject Category
C.5.1.2   C.5.1.7  
Subject Name
NGC 1512
Credits
NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1712b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None, None, None
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Green, Blue
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
i, r, i, r
Central Wavelength
797.5, 660, 797.5, 660
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
60.976981363, -43.3497031222
Reference Dimension
8352.0, 7371.0
Reference Pixel
4176.0, 3685.5
Scale
-0.000279980857989, 0.000279980857989
Rotation
-1.6599999999999988
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
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
heic1712b
Metadata Date
2017-04-20T17:15:03+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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