Fast Radio Burst 180916 Host Galaxy (unannotated)

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noirlab_noirlab2002b January 6th, 2020

Credit: Gemini Observatory/NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory/AURA

Image of the host galaxy of FRB 180916 (center) acquired with the 8-meter Gemini-North telescope of NOIRLab on Hawaiis Maunakea. Images acquired in SDSS g, r, and z filters are used for the blue, green, and red colors, respectively.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2002b/

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

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
FRB 180916.J0158+65
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Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 1h 58m 1.3s
DEC = 65° 42’ 49.1”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
1.9 x 1.6 arcminutes
Constellation
Cassiopeia

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Blue Gemini North (GMOS-N) Optical (g) 475.0 nm
Cyan Gemini North (GMOS-N) Optical (r) 630.0 nm
Red Gemini North (GMOS-N) Infrared (z) 925.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Blue
Cyan
Red
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ID
noirlab2002b
Subject Category
Subject Name
FRB 180916.J0158+65
Credits
Gemini Observatory/NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory/AURA
Release Date
2020-01-06T03:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2002b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Gemini North, Gemini North, Gemini North
Instrument
GMOS-N, GMOS-N, GMOS-N
Color Assignment
Blue, Cyan, Red
Band
Optical, Optical, Infrared
Bandpass
g, r, z
Central Wavelength
475, 630, 925
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
29.5053648916, 65.7136449231
Reference Dimension
2000.0, 1682.0
Reference Pixel
1000.0, 841.0
Scale
-1.55369618794e-05, 1.55369618794e-05
Rotation
-0
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
noirlab2002b
Metadata Date
2021-04-11T14:12:22.586358
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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