Wide-field view of the Coma Galaxy Cluster (DSS2 excerpt, ground-based image)

A wide star field image of the region around the Coma Cluster (Abell 1656). The field-of-view is approximately 2.7 x 2.85 degrees.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:heic0813e
Type:Observation
Release date:10 June 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0813
Size:9737 x 10267 px

About the Object

Name:Abell 1656
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:300 million light years
Constellation:Coma Berenices
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 0 2.04
Position (Dec):28° 1' 32.39"
Field of view:163.72 x 172.63 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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