M33, NGC 598

Noirlab_noao-02274_1024

noirlab_noao-02274 June 30th, 2020

Credit: NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

The Triangulum Galaxy, M33, a type Sc spiral, was imaged by the KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope in 1975. A member of our Local Group of galaxies, it is just visible with the naked eye.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02274/

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

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 598
Noirlab_noao-02274_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 1h 33m 49.4s
DEC = 30° 39’ 12.8”
Orientation
North is 0.3° CW
Field of View
37.3 x 46.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Triangulum

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Luminosity Nicholas U. Mayall 4-meter Telescope (None) Optical (None) -
Noirlab_noao-02274_1280
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ID
noao-02274
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 598
Credits
NOIRLab/NSF/AURA
Release Date
2020-06-30T21:33:49
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02274/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Nicholas U. Mayall 4-meter Telescope
Instrument
None
Color Assignment
Luminosity
Band
Optical
Bandpass
None
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
23.4560195652, 30.6535559471
Reference Dimension
2000.0, 2500.0
Reference Pixel
1000.0, 1250.0
Scale
-0.000310777874883, 0.000310777874883
Rotation
-0.2799999999999998
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
noao-02274
Metadata Date
2021-04-11T16:10:04.894913
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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