Individual colour images - 6 (NICMOS, 1600nm)

This is the sixth 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 Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS). The deeper orange colour (1600 nm) shows radiation from deeper into the infrared region of the spectrum. The image was taken on 29 July, 1998, and has an exposure time of 640 s.

This image is issued jointly by NASA and ESA.


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

About the Image

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
Distance:40 million light years

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Position (RA):4 3 54.20
Position (Dec):-43° 20' 55.69"
Field of view:0.44 x 0.44 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 140.2° right of vertical

Colours & filters

1.6 μm Hubble Space Telescope

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