Galaxy NGC 772

Noirlab_noirlab2209a_1024

noirlab_noirlab2209a March 22nd, 2022

Credit: International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURAImage processing: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage), J. Miller (Gemini Observatory/NSF's NOIRLab), M. Zamani & D. de Martin

The overdeveloped spiral arm of the galaxy NGC 772, which was created by tidal interactions with an unruly neighbor, dominates this observation made by astronomers using the Gemini North telescope located near the summit of Maunakea in Hawai‘i.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2209a/

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 772
Noirlab_noirlab2209a_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 1h 59m 17.7s
DEC = 19° 1’ 19.8”
Orientation
North is 180.0° CCW
Field of View
4.1 x 4.5 arcminutes
Constellation
Aries

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Red Gemini-N (GMOS-N) Optical (i) 780.0 nm
Green Gemini-N (GMOS-N) Optical (r) 630.0 nm
Blue Gemini-N (GMOS-N) Optical (g) 475.0 nm
Spectrum_base
Red
Green
Blue
Noirlab_noirlab2209a_1280
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ID
noirlab2209a
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 772
Credits
International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURAImage processing: T.A. Rector (University of Alaska Anchorage), J. Miller (Gemini Observatory/NSF's NOIRLab), M. Zamani & D. de Martin
Release Date
2022-03-22T09:00:00
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noirlab2209a/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Gemini North, Gemini North, Gemini North
Instrument
GMOS-N, GMOS-N, GMOS-N
Color Assignment
Red, Green, Blue
Band
Optical, Optical, Optical
Bandpass
i, r, g
Central Wavelength
780, 630, 475
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
29.8236009155, 19.0221566155
Reference Dimension
1705.0, 1849.0
Reference Pixel
852.5, 924.5
Scale
-4.04749534644e-05, 4.04749534644e-05
Rotation
180.02000000000018
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
noirlab2209a
Metadata Date
2022-03-16T21:35:49+01:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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Detailed color mapping information coming soon...

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