Wide-field view of the sky around NGC 6744

Eso_eso1118c_500

eso_eso1118c June 1st, 2011

Credit: ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2

This visible-light wide-field image of the region around NGC 6744 was created from photographs taken through blue, red and infrared filters and forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxy appears close to the centre. The field of view is approximately 2.9 degrees across.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1118c/

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 6744
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy » Type » Spiral
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 19h 9m 46.2s
DEC = -63° 51’ 27.4”
Orientation
North is 0.4° CCW
Field of View
3.0 x 3.0 degrees
Constellation
Pavo

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (B) 445.0 nm
Arrow_left_green Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) 658.0 nm
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Infrared (I) 806.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_red
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ID
eso1118c
Subject Category
C.5.1.1  
Subject Name
NGC 6744
Credits
ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1118c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None, None
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Infrared
Bandpass
B, R, I
Central Wavelength
445, 658, 806
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
287.442365, -63.857599
Reference Dimension
10650.0, 10670.0
Reference Pixel
5324.12854336, 5335.66206965
Scale
-0.00027980167, 0.00027980167
Rotation
0.43628820369
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
eso1118c
Metadata Date
2011-05-12T14:37:27+02:00
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.