Wide-field view of Arp 256 (ground-based image)

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esahubble_heic1805b March 8th, 2018

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

This ground-based image shows the two spiral galaxies of the Arp 256 system and their surroundings.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1805b/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Arp 256
Subject - Distant Universe
Galaxy > Type > Interacting
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 0h 18m 49.6s
DEC = -10° 21’ 50.9”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
50.5 x 33.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Cetus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (I) 825.0 nm
Arrow_left_orange 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_orange
Arrow_top_cyan
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ID
heic1805b
Subject Category
D.5.1.7  
Subject Name
Arp 256
Credits
NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2; Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin
Release Date
2018-03-08T16:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1805b/
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, Orange, Cyan
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
I, R, B
Central Wavelength
825, 649, 479
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
4.7065809109, -10.3641264777
Reference Dimension
3000.0, 2000.0
Reference Pixel
6436.0, 6668.0
Scale
-0.0002802785934620297, 0.0002802785934620297
Rotation
-0.12000000000000006
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Position
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
heic1805b
Metadata Date
2018-03-05T16:05:49+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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