Hubble image of M101

Esahubble_opo0907h_1024

esahubble_opo0907h February 10th, 2009

Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC, SSC, and STScI

This image shows spiral galaxy Messier 101.

Provider: Hubble Space Telescope | ESA

Image Source: https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo0907h/

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
Messier 101 Pinwheel
Subject - Local Universe
Galaxy > Type > Spiral
Esahubble_opo0907h_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 14h 3m 9.4s
DEC = 54° 21’ 13.4”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
17.8 x 17.8 arcminutes
Constellation
Ursa Major

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Red Hubble (None) Infrared (I) 814.0 nm
Green Hubble (None) Optical (V) 555.0 nm
Blue Hubble (None) Optical (B) 435.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Red
Green
Blue
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ID
opo0907h
Subject Category
C.5.1.1  
Subject Name
Messier 101, Pinwheel
Credits
NASA, ESA, CXC, SSC, and STScI
Release Date
2009-02-10T15:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.spacetelescope.org/images/opo0907h/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument
None, None, None
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue
Band
Infrared, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
I, V, B
Central Wavelength
814, 555, 435
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
210.789265536, 54.3537190003
Reference Dimension
7200.0, 7200.0
Reference Pixel
3600.0, 3600.0
Scale
-4.11483308525e-05, 4.11483308525e-05
Rotation
-0.13999999999984
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
opo0907h
Metadata Date
2020-12-14T18:45:20.399814
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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