The Phantom Galaxy M74 from the DSS (ground-based image)

An image of the region of sky around M74, the "Phantom Galaxy", from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The field-of-view is approximately 2.8 x 2.8 degrees.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and the Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

About the Image

Id:heic0719b
Type:Observation
Release date:29 November 2007, 15:00
Related releases:heic0719
Size:10294 x 10372 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 74, Phantom Galaxy
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:28 million light years
Constellation:Pisces

Image Formats

Large JPEG
90.3 MB
Screensize JPEG
335.1 KB

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 36 44.40
Position (Dec):15° 47' 20.70"
Field of view:173.10 x 174.41 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.5° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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