Hokupa'a image of full field of Galactic Center

Noirlab_geminiann02010a_1024

noirlab_geminiann02010a November 6th, 2002

Credit: International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

Hokupa'a image of full field of Galactic Center (JHK' color composite).

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/geminiann02010a/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Galactic Center
Noirlab_geminiann02010a_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 17h 45m 40.8s
DEC = -29° 0’ 13.0”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
0.6 x 0.7 arcminutes
Constellation
Sagittarius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Red Gemini North (Hokupa'a-36 / QUIRC) Infrared (K') 2.1 µm
Green Gemini North (Hokupa'a-36 / QUIRC) Infrared (H) 1.7 µm
Blue Gemini North (Hokupa'a-36 / QUIRC) Infrared (J) 1.3 µm
Spectrum_base
Red
Green
Blue
Noirlab_geminiann02010a_1280
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ID
geminiann02010a
Subject Category
Subject Name
Galactic Center
Credits
International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA
Release Date
2002-11-06T05:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/geminiann02010a/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Gemini North, Gemini North, Gemini North
Instrument
Hokupa'a-36 / QUIRC, Hokupa'a-36 / QUIRC, Hokupa'a-36 / QUIRC
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue
Band
Infrared, Infrared, Infrared
Bandpass
K', H, J
Central Wavelength
2120, 1650, 1250
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
266.419900109, -29.00360086
Reference Dimension
720.0, 789.0
Reference Pixel
360.0, 394.5
Scale
-1.39029749192e-05, 1.39029749192e-05
Rotation
-0.14000000000000015
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
geminiann02010a
Metadata Date
2021-06-06T07:31:23.771492
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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