Cluster of galaxies in Hydra

Noirlab_noao-02351_1024

noirlab_noao-02351 June 30th, 2020

Credit: NOIRLab/AURA/NSF

This distant cluster of galaxies in the constellation Hydra clearly shows the mythological water serpent. KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope, 1974.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02351/

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

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Hydra Cluster
Noirlab_noao-02351_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 8h 58m 0.9s
DEC = 3° 13’ 7.1”
Orientation
North is 1.2° CCW
Field of View
15.6 x 12.5 arcminutes
Constellation
Hydra
Noirlab_noao-02351_1280
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ID
noao-02351
Subject Category
Subject Name
Hydra Cluster
Credits
NOIRLab/AURA/NSF
Release Date
2020-06-30T21:33:47
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02351/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
134.503723, 3.218631358
Reference Dimension
2500.0, 2000.0
Reference Pixel
724.5969677, 1330.119671
Scale
-0.000105, 0.000104
Rotation
1.159623988
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-02351
Metadata Date
2020-10-01T12:51:59.338049
Metadata Version
1.1
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