Individual colour images - 4 (WFPC2, 659 nm)
This is the fourth 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 yellow colour (659 nm) represents visible light from (redshifted) ionised hydrogen (H-alpha). The image was taken on 5 March, 1999, and has an exposure time of 5200 s.
About the Image
|Release date:||31 May 2001, 15:00|
|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
|Distance:||40 million light years|
Colours & filters
Hubble Space Telescope