Local Group dwarf galaxy NGC 6822

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noirlab_noao-n6822-mosaic-II August 9th, 2020

Credit: P. Massey/Lowell Observatory and K. Olsen/NOAO/AURA/NSF

The Local Group dwarf galaxy NGC 6822, as observed with the CTIO Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope and Mosaic II camera as part of the NOAO-sponsored Local Group Survey.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-n6822-mosaic-II/

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 6822
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 19h 43m 50.6s
DEC = -14° 51’ 43.0”
Orientation
North is 0.1° CW
Field of View
35.1 x 37.2 arcminutes
Constellation
Sagittarius

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Red Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope (Mosaic 2) Optical (I) 820.0 nm
Orange Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope (Mosaic 2) Optical (R) 651.0 nm
Green Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope (Mosaic 2) Optical (V) 538.0 nm
Blue Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope (Mosaic 2) Optical (B) 438.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Red
Orange
Green
Blue
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ID
noao-n6822-mosaic-II
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 6822
Credits
P. Massey/Lowell Observatory and K. Olsen/NOAO/AURA/NSF
Release Date
2020-08-09T03:48:22
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-n6822-mosaic-II/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope, Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope, Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope, Vctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope
Instrument
Mosaic 2, Mosaic 2, Mosaic 2, Mosaic 2
Color Assignment
Red, Orange, Green, Blue
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
I, R, V, B
Central Wavelength
820, 651, 538, 438
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
295.961032233, -14.8619369897
Reference Dimension
7792.0, 8256.0
Reference Pixel
7638.43286133, 3263.09667969
Scale
-7.50167252841e-05, 7.49997638364e-05
Rotation
-0.075202508616371
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-n6822-mosaic-II
Metadata Date
2019-12-14T15:41:47+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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