Spiral galaxy NGC 2997 I-Band-0.25 arcsec

Eso_eso9921b_500

eso_eso9921b March 6th, 1999

Credit: ESO

A reproduction of the sharpest image obtained so far with the VLT UT1 with image quality 0.25 arcsec FWHM. 5 min exposure in I-band.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso9921b/

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 2997
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy » Type » Spiral
Eso_eso9921b_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 9h 45m 38.8s
DEC = -31° 11’ 28.9”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
3.4 x 3.4 arcminutes
Constellation
Antlia

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_grayscale Very Large Telescope (FORS1) Infrared (I) -
Eso_eso9921b_1280
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ID
eso9921b
Subject Category
C.5.1.1  
Subject Name
NGC 2997
Credits
ESO
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso9921b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Distance in light years from NED.
Facility
Very Large Telescope
Instrument
FORS1
Color Assignment
Grayscale
Band
Infrared
Bandpass
I
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
146.411765, -31.19135
Reference Dimension
2080.0, 2048.0
Reference Pixel
672.77660951, 744.353195321
Scale
-2.763201e-05, 2.763201e-05
Rotation
-0.00556655554
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
eso9921b
Metadata Date
2010-10-20T12:35:30+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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