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.
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