Individual colour images - 2 (WFPC2, 338 nm)

This is the second in a sequence of seven images which demonstrate the Hubble telescope's wavelength range, starting in the far ultraviolet and stretching all the way to the infrared.

This image was taken by the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2(WFPC2). The blue colour (338 nm) denotes the ultraviolet region of the spectrum. The image was taken on 5 March, 1999, and has an exposure time of 2500 s.

This image is issued jointly by NASA and ESA.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Dan Maoz (Tel-Aviv University, Israel, and Columbia University, USA)

About the Image

Id:heic0106d
Type:Observation
Release date:31 May 2001, 15:00
Related releases:heic0106
Size:580 x 580 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 04022-4329, NGC 1512
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:40 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
U
338 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

Image Formats

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