Digitized Sky Survey image around the galaxy NGC 5018 in the constellation of Virgo

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eso_eso1827e August 8th, 2018

Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2).

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1827e/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 5018
Subject - Distant Universe
Galaxy > Type > Elliptical
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 13h 13m 1.2s
DEC = -19° 31’ 6.1”
Orientation
North is 0.4° CW
Field of View
1.6 x 1.7 degrees
Constellation
Virgo

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Arrow_left_blue Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (B) 467.5 nm
Arrow_left_green Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (R) 660.0 nm
Arrow_left_red Digitized Sky Survey 2 (None) Optical (i) 797.5 nm
Spectrum_base
Arrow_top_blue
Arrow_top_green
Arrow_top_red
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ID
eso1827e
Subject Category
D.5.1.4  
Subject Name
NGC 5018
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin
Release Date
2018-08-08T12:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1827e/
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
Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, R, i
Central Wavelength
467.5, 660, 797.5
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
198.254928849, -19.5183614145
Reference Dimension
5875.0, 5898.0
Reference Pixel
2937.5, 2949.0
Scale
-0.000280220012829, 0.000280220012829
Rotation
-0.41999999999999993
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
http://www.eso.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
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso1827e
Metadata Date
2018-07-24T11:46:52+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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