Individual colour images - 5 (WFPC2, 827 nm)
This is the fifth 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 orange colour (827 nm) depicts infrared light, which cannot be seen by the human eye. The image was taken on 5 March, 1999, and has an exposure time of 1100 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