The quiet explosion

Eso_eso0823a_500

eso_eso0823a July 24th, 2008

Credit: ESO

The spiral galaxy NGC 2770 and its two supernovae as observed at the Asiago Observatory. The image was obtained on 12 January 2008 and shows the then fading SN 2007uy and the newly discovered SN 2008D.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0823a/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 2770 SN 2007d SN 2007uy
Subject - Local Universe
Star » Evolutionary Stage » Supernova
Galaxy » Type » Spiral
Eso_eso0823a_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 9h 9m 33.6s
DEC = 33° 7’ 24.1”
Orientation
North is 2.4° CW
Field of View
2.5 x 3.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Lynx
Eso_eso0823a_1280
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ID
eso0823a
Subject Category
C.3.1.8   C.5.1.1  
Subject Name
NGC 2770, SN 2007d, SN 2007uy
Credits
ESO
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0823a/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
137.390062, 33.123363
Reference Dimension
1195.0, 1725.0
Reference Pixel
612.380812699, 943.468203578
Scale
-3.493237e-05, 3.493237e-05
Rotation
-2.41905718416
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
http://www.eso.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
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso0823a
Metadata Date
2008-07-24T13:55:36+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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