Ground-based view of the sky around the galaxy NGC 1052-DF2

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esahubble_heic1806b March 28th, 2018

Credit: ESA/Hubble, NASA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin

This image shows the sky around the ultra diffuse galaxy NGC 1052-DF2. It was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. NGC 1052-DF2 is basically invisible in this image. It is located to the southwest of the bright elliptical galaxy NGC 1052, which is dominating the field of view, and east of the bright red star HD 16873.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1806b/

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 1052-DF2
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy
Esahubble_heic1806b_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 2h 41m 5.3s
DEC = -8° 15’ 28.2”
Orientation
North is 0.3° CCW
Field of View
3.1 x 2.5 degrees
Constellation
Cetus
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ID
heic1806b
Subject Category
C.5  
Subject Name
NGC 1052-DF2
Credits
ESA/Hubble, NASA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin
Release Date
2018-03-28T19:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1806b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
40.2720448463, -8.25784041412
Reference Dimension
11137.0, 8779.0
Reference Pixel
5568.5, 4389.5
Scale
-0.000280067954915, 0.000280067954915
Rotation
0.2799999999999998
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
heic1806b
Metadata Date
2018-03-15T18:44:55+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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