Globular cluster NGC 4147

Esahubble_heic1905c_1024

esahubble_heic1905c March 7th, 2019

Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA, T. Sohn et al.

This globular cluster, NGC 4147, seen with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, was one of many which were used by astronomers to measure the total mass of the Milky Way. NGC 4147 is located about 60 000 light-years from Earth in the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (the Berenice's hair).

Provider: Hubble Space Telescope | ESA

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1905c/

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

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 4147
Subject - Milky Way
Star > Grouping > Cluster > Globular
Esahubble_heic1905c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 12h 10m 6.2s
DEC = 18° 32’ 32.7”
Orientation
North is 17.3° CCW
Field of View
2.5 x 1.7 arcminutes
Constellation
Coma Berenices

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_red Hubble (ACS) Optical (I) 814.0 nm
Arrow_left_green Hubble (ACS) Optical (I) 814.0 nm
Arrow_left_green Hubble (ACS) Optical (V) 606.0 nm
Arrow_left_blue Hubble (ACS) Optical (V) 606.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_red
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_blue
Esahubble_heic1905c_1280
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ID
heic1905c
Subject Category
B.3.6.4.2  
Subject Name
NGC 4147
Credits
ESA/Hubble & NASA, T. Sohn et al.
Release Date
2019-03-07T16:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/heic1905c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument
ACS, ACS, ACS, ACS
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Green, Blue
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
I, I, V, V
Central Wavelength
814, 814, 606, 606
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
182.52569146, 18.542428782
Reference Dimension
3000.0, 2000.0
Reference Pixel
2068.0, 2077.0
Scale
-1.3900734788939083E-05, 1.3900734788939083E-05
Rotation
17.260000000000005
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
None
Postal Code
D-85748
Country
Germany
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
heic1905c
Metadata Date
2019-01-21T11:38:02+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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