Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy (ground-based view)

Esahubble_heic1719c_500

esahubble_heic1719c November 27th, 2017

Credit: ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2

The Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy is one of the Milky Ways neighbouring dwarf galaxies. Like all large galaxies, the Milky Way is thought to have formed from smaller galaxies in the early Universe. This image is composed from data from the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1719c/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy » Size » Dwarf
Esahubble_heic1719c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 1h 0m 9.4s
DEC = -33° 42’ 31.5”
Orientation
North is 1.4° CCW
Field of View
1.4 x 1.4 degrees
Constellation
Sculptor

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_orange Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) 658.0 nm
Arrow_left_cyan Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (B) 445.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_orange
Arrow_top_cyan
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ID
heic1719c
Subject Category
C.5.2.2  
Subject Name
Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy
Credits
ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1719c/
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
658, 445
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
15.039001, -33.708741
Reference Dimension
5000.0, 5000.0
Reference Pixel
2383.66130155, 2575.02625456
Scale
-0.00027971961, 0.00027971961
Rotation
1.38823410558
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
heic1719c
Metadata Date
2010-02-12T11:54:49+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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There is no distance meta data in this image.