Ground-based view of NGC 1512 (WFPC2 overlay)

This ground-based image is 0.15 degrees wide and shows where Hubble pointed its cameras. The horizontal bar in this spiral galaxy is visible and so is an outer ring of star formation.

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:heic0106k
Type:Collage
Release date:31 May 2001, 15:00
Related releases:heic0106
Size:831 x 831 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
Infrared
I
DSS
Ultraviolet
U
338 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
545 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
R
659 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
I
827 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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