Wide-field image of NGC 3256 (ground-based image)

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esahubble_heic1811b May 31st, 2018

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

This ground-based image shows the spiral galaxy NGC 3256 and its surroundings.

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1811b/

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 3256
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy > Type > Interacting
Esahubble_heic1811b_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 10h 27m 52.1s
DEC = -43° 53’ 52.5”
Orientation
North is 2.0° CCW
Field of View
2.6 x 3.1 degrees
Constellation
Vela

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (i) 797.5 nm
Arrow_left_green Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (i) 797.5 nm
Arrow_left_green Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) 660.0 nm
Arrow_left_blue Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) 660.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_red
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_blue
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ID
heic1811b
Subject Category
C.5.1.7  
Subject Name
NGC 3256
Credits
NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2; Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin
Release Date
2018-05-31T16:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1811b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None, None, None
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Green, Blue
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
i, i, R, R
Central Wavelength
797.5, 797.5, 660, 660
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
156.967207961, -43.8979106509
Reference Dimension
9208.0, 10864.0
Reference Pixel
4604.0, 5432.0
Scale
-0.000283219592191, 0.000283219592191
Rotation
1.9599999999999995
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
heic1811b
Metadata Date
2017-12-27T17:36:25+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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