Unusual Spiral NGC 4921 in the Coma Galaxy Cluster

This very deep image taken with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the spiral galaxy NGC 4921 along with a spectacular backdrop of more distant galaxies. It was created from a total of 80 separate pictures through yellow and near-infrared filters.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and K. Cook (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)

About the Image

Id:heic0901a
Type:Observation
Release date:5 February 2009, 12:00
Related releases:heic0901
Size:3840 x 3928 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4921
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:250 million light years
Constellation:Coma Berenices

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 1 26.99
Position (Dec):27° 52' 59.93"
Field of view:3.20 x 3.27 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 28.3° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
Pseudogreen (B+I)
Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
850 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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