NGC 4088

Noirlab_noao-n4088shade_1024

noirlab_noao-n4088shade March 28th, 2014

Credit: KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/Bonnie Fisher and Mike Shade/Adam Block

This spiral galaxy is located about 50 million lightyears away in the constellation Ursa Major. It had the third brightest supernova to be detected in 2009. It is part of a group of up to 50 other galaxies. This image was taken as part of Advanced Observing Program (AOP) program at Kitt Peak Visitor Center during 2014.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-n4088shade/

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

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

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Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 4088
Noirlab_noao-n4088shade_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 12h 5m 53.0s
DEC = 50° 30’ 41.2”
Orientation
North is 109.9° CCW
Field of View
14.4 x 9.7 arcminutes
Constellation
Ursa Major

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Luminosity Visitor Center 0.4-meter Telescope (Other CCD) Optical (Broad Band) 555.0 nm
Blue Visitor Center 0.4-meter Telescope (Other CCD) Optical (B) 438.0 nm
Green Visitor Center 0.4-meter Telescope (Other CCD) Optical (G) 475.0 nm
Red Visitor Center 0.4-meter Telescope (Other CCD) Optical (R) 625.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Luminosity
Blue
Green
Red
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ID
noao-n4088shade
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 4088
Credits
KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/Bonnie Fisher and Mike Shade/Adam Block
Release Date
2014-03-28T12:59:50
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-n4088shade/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Visitor Center 0.4-meter Telescope, Visitor Center 0.4-meter Telescope, Visitor Center 0.4-meter Telescope, Visitor Center 0.4-meter Telescope
Instrument
Other CCD, Other CCD, Other CCD, Other CCD
Color Assignment
Luminosity, Blue, Green, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
Broad Band, B, G, R
Central Wavelength
555, 438, 475, 625
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
181.470627791, 50.5114343699
Reference Dimension
1529.0, 1030.0
Reference Pixel
964.359008789, 363.605163574
Scale
-0.000156373481793, 0.000156636097994
Rotation
109.89104189847
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
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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-n4088shade
Metadata Date
2021-09-15T16:07:10-05:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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