Globular cluster NGC1916 near N119 in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Eso_eso9931f_500

eso_eso9931f June 22nd, 1999

Credit: ESO

This image is centered on the bright, rich and compact cluster (NGC 1916), located close to N119. N119 is an "H II region" in the LMC. The most remarkable characteristic is its pronounced spiral shape that is reminiscent of a barred spiral galaxy.

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso9931f/

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 1916
Subject - Local Universe
Star » Grouping » Cluster » Globular
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 5h 18m 37.8s
DEC = -69° 24’ 23.3”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
3.4 x 3.4 arcminutes
Constellation
Dorado

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope (WFI) Optical (B) -
Arrow_left_green MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope (WFI) Optical (V) -
Arrow_left_red MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope (WFI) Optical (H-alpha) -
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ID
eso9931f
Subject Category
C.3.6.4.2  
Subject Name
NGC 1916
Credits
ESO
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso9931f/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Distance in light years to LMC
Facility
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope, MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope, MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
Instrument
WFI, WFI, WFI
Color Assignment
Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, V, H-alpha
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
79.657491, -69.406469
Reference Dimension
2303.0, 2298.0
Reference Pixel
1149.14142333, 1155.98674664
Scale
-2.49001e-05, 2.49001e-05
Rotation
-0.02134469408
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
eso9931f
Metadata Date
2009-01-07T14:40:37+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

 

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