The Circinus galaxy

Eso_eso0832b_500

eso_eso0832b September 25th, 2008

Credit: ESO

Colour image of the Circinus Galaxy based on ESO SuSI New Technology Telescope data obtained in April 1993, that is, about three years before the supernova exploded. The observations were made through different narrow-band filters (ionised hydrogen, ionised oxygen, and ionised iron).

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0832b/

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
Circinus Galaxy SN 1996cr
Subject - Local Universe
Star » Evolutionary Stage » Supernova
Galaxy » Type » Spiral
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 14h 13m 9.9s
DEC = -65° 20’ 24.4”
Orientation
North is 61.3° CCW
Field of View
1.6 x 1.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Circinus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue New Technology Telescope (SUSI) Optical (Oii) -
Arrow_left_blue New Technology Telescope (SUSI) Optical (R) -
Arrow_left_green New Technology Telescope (SUSI) Optical (H-alpha Continuum) -
Arrow_left_red New Technology Telescope (SUSI) Optical (H-alpha) -
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ID
eso0832b
Subject Category
C.3.1.8   C.5.1.1  
Subject Name
Circinus Galaxy, SN 1996cr
Credits
ESO
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso0832b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Distance in light years from NED
Facility
New Technology Telescope, New Technology Telescope, New Technology Telescope, New Technology Telescope
Instrument
SUSI, SUSI, SUSI, SUSI
Color Assignment
Blue, Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
Oii, R, H-alpha Continuum, H-alpha
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
213.291385015, -65.3401137504
Reference Dimension
990.0, 956.0
Reference Pixel
495.0, 478.0
Scale
-2.70726447934e-05, 2.70726447934e-05
Rotation
61.340000000000181
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
eso0832b
Metadata Date
2008-09-24T17:08:13+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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