Ground-based image of Arp 116 and its surroundings

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esahubble_heic1213b September 6th, 2012

Credit: NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin)

This image from a ground-based telescope shows the galaxy pair Arp 116 (made up of the elliptical galaxy M60 and the spiral galaxy NGC 4647) and its surroundings.

Provider: Hubble Space Telescope | ESA

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1213b/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, None, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
2002 LM60 AM 0702-601 Arp 116 COSMOS 2607238 M 60 Messier 60 NGC 4647 NGC 4649
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy > Type > Spiral
Galaxy > Type > Elliptical
Galaxy > Grouping > Pair
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 12h 43m 35.8s
DEC = 11° 30’ 57.3”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
2.9 x 2.8 degrees
Constellation
Virgo

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (I) 825.0 nm
Arrow_left_yellow Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) 649.0 nm
Arrow_left_cyan Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (B) 479.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_red
Arrow_top_yellow
Arrow_top_cyan
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ID
heic1213b
Subject Category
C.5.1.1   C.5.1.4   C.5.5.1  
Subject Name
2002 LM60, AM 0702-601, Arp 116, COSMOS 2607238, M 60, Messier 60, NGC 4647, NGC 4649
Credits
NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin)
Release Date
2012-09-06T15:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1213b/
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
Red, Yellow, Cyan
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
I, R, B
Central Wavelength
825, 649, 479
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
190.899003598, 11.5159107458
Reference Dimension
10550.0, 9920.0
Reference Pixel
5275.0, 4960.0
Scale
-0.000279505610869, 0.000279505610869
Rotation
0.019999999999999993
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
None
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
heic1213b
Metadata Date
2012-06-29T16:34:25+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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