NGC 4163

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esahubble_heic0819e September 30th, 2008

Credit: NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton and B. Williams (University of Washington)

This image shows a swarm of young, blue stars in the diffuse dwarf irregular galaxy NGC 4163. It is a member of a group of dwarf galaxies near our Milky Way and is located roughly 10 million light-years away.

Image Source: http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0819e/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 4163
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy > Type > Irregular
Galaxy > Size > Dwarf
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 12h 12m 9.3s
DEC = 36° 10’ 6.1”
Orientation
North is 61.0° CCW
Field of View
3.3 x 1.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Canes Venatici

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Hubble Space Telescope (ACS) Optical (B) 475.0 nm
Arrow_left_yellow Hubble Space Telescope (ACS) Optical (V) 606.0 nm
Arrow_left_red Hubble Space Telescope (ACS) Infrared (I) 814.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_yellow
Arrow_top_red
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ID
heic0819e
Subject Category
C.5.1.6   C.5.2.2  
Subject Name
NGC 4163
Credits
NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton and B. Williams (University of Washington)
Release Date
2008-09-30T16:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
http://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic0819e/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument
ACS, ACS, ACS
Color Assignment
Blue, Yellow, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Infrared
Bandpass
B, V, I
Central Wavelength
475, 606, 814
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
183.0386337, 36.168351
Reference Dimension
3880.0, 1851.0
Reference Pixel
1941.0, 926.5
Scale
-1.40277e-05, 1.4027708e-05
Rotation
60.99
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
http://www.spacetelescope.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
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
heic0819e
Metadata Date
2015-10-02T14:26:03.194064
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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