NGC 1275 in Perseus

Noirlab_noao-02342_1024

noirlab_noao-02342 June 30th, 2020

Credit: NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

This Seyfert galaxy is a source of radio noise as well as a strong X-ray source. An extensive system of long filaments is material exploding outwards into space at 1500 miles per second. Also known as Perseus A and 3C84, NGC1275 is in the constellation Perseus. KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02342/

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 1275
Noirlab_noao-02342_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 3h 19m 48.4s
DEC = 41° 30’ 43.2”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CCW
Field of View
3.5 x 2.8 arcminutes
Constellation
Perseus

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Luminosity Nicholas U. Mayall 4-meter Telescope (None) Optical (None) -
Noirlab_noao-02342_1280
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ID
noao-02342
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 1275
Credits
NOIRLab/NSF/AURA
Release Date
2020-06-30T21:33:56
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02342/
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
49.9516011675, 41.5119863258
Reference Dimension
2500.0, 2000.0
Reference Pixel
1250.0, 1000.0
Scale
-2.33594141487e-05, 2.33594141487e-05
Rotation
0.06
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-02342
Metadata Date
2021-06-13T18:28:47.042505
Metadata Version
1.1
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