Wide-field view of the sky around the supermassive black holes web

Eso_eso2016c_1024

eso_eso2016c October 1st, 2020

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

This image shows the sky around SDSS J103027.09+052455.0, a quasar powered by a supermassive black hole surrounded by at least six galaxies. This picture was created from images in the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Provider: European Southern Observatory

Image Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso2016c/

Curator: European Southern Observatory, Garching bei München, None, Germany

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
SDSS J103027.09+052455.0
Subject - Distant Universe
Galaxy > Component > Central Black Hole
Eso_eso2016c_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 10h 30m 26.0s
DEC = 5° 24’ 31.8”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
2.2 x 2.4 degrees
Constellation
Sextans

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Cyan DSS2 (None) Optical (B) 491.0 nm
Orange DSS2 (None) Optical (R) 658.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Cyan
Orange
Eso_eso2016c_1280
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ID
eso2016c
Subject Category
D.5.4.6  
Subject Name
SDSS J103027.09+052455.0
Credits
ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin
Release Date
2020-10-01T09:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://www.eso.org/public/images/eso2016c/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Digitized Sky Survey 2, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Instrument
None, None
Color Assignment
Cyan, Orange
Band
Optical, Optical
Bandpass
B, R
Central Wavelength
491, 658
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
157.608282704, 5.4088353603
Reference Dimension
7765.0, 8743.0
Reference Pixel
3882.0, 4371.0
Scale
-0.000279547617224, 0.000279547617224
Rotation
-0.02
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
European Southern Observatory
URL
https://www.eso.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
European Southern Observatory
Publisher ID
eso
Resource ID
eso2016c
Metadata Date
2020-09-28T10:43:50+02:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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There is no distance meta data in this image.