Disk around a black hole in galaxy NGC 7052 (ground-based view)

Esahubble_opo9822c_500

esahubble_opo9822c June 18th, 1998

Credit: N/A

Resembling a gigantic hubcap in space, a 3, 700 light-year-diameter dust disk encircles a 300 million solar-mass black hole in the center of the elliptical galaxy NGC 7052.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9822c/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
IRAS 21163+2613 NGC 7052
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy » Type » Elliptical
Esahubble_opo9822c_1280
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ID
opo9822c
Subject Category
C.5.1.4  
Subject Name
IRAS 21163+2613, NGC 7052
Credits
N/A
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo9822c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
Equinox
Reference Value
Reference Dimension
487.0, 487.0
Reference Pixel
Scale
Rotation
Coordinate System Projection:
Quality
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
opo9822c
Metadata Date
2003-12-09T17:51:29+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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