Stephan's Quintet - A Mammoth Cosmic Collision (Ground-based view)

Ground-based overview of Stephan's Quintet taken at the Kitt Peak National Observatory's 0.9-meter telescope in October of 1998 by Nigel Sharp. North is up, east is to the left.

Credit:

N.A.Sharp/AURA/NOAO/NSF

About the Image

Id:heic0007c
Type:Observation
Release date:25 October 2000, 15:00
Related releases:heic0007
Size:1086 x 730 px

About the Object

Name:Stephan's Quintet
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:300 million light years
Constellation:Pegasus

Image Formats

Large JPEG
226.8 KB
Screensize JPEG
161.3 KB

Coordinates

Position (RA):22 36 5.85
Position (Dec):33° 57' 54.76"
Field of view:6.59 x 4.43 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 12.7° right of vertical

Also see our


Accelerated by CDN77