Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 2442

Noirlab_noao-ngc2442_1024

noirlab_noao-ngc2442 April 2nd, 2007

Credit: SSRO/PROMPT and NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

GC2442 is a barred (SBbc) spiral galaxy in Volans with a visual magnitude of 10.4 at Right Ascension (2000.0): 07:36:19.0 and Declination (2000.0): -69:31:30. It is approximately 5x6 arcminute. In this image, North is toward the upper left, East is to the lower left The field is approx. 10 x 10 arcmin.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-ngc2442/

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 2442
Noirlab_noao-ngc2442_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 7h 36m 51.2s
DEC = -69° 36’ 4.0”
Orientation
North is 33.9° CCW
Field of View
9.2 x 9.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Volans
Noirlab_noao-ngc2442_1280
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ID
noao-ngc2442
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 2442
Credits
SSRO/PROMPT and NOIRLab/NSF/AURA
Release Date
2007-04-02T18:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-ngc2442/
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
114.2132174, -69.60110006
Reference Dimension
940.0, 976.0
Reference Pixel
469.2579193, 59.71476746
Scale
-0.000164, 0.000164
Rotation
33.91525925
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-ngc2442
Metadata Date
2007-02-06T17:35:51-08:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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