NGC 6503

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows galaxy NGC 6503. The galaxy, which lies about 18 million light-years away is at the edge of a strangely empty patch of space called the Local Void.

This new image shows a very rich set of colours, adding to the detail seen in previous images.

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About the Image

Id:heic1513a
Type:Observation
Release date:10 June 2015, 16:00
Related releases:heic1513
Size:4050 x 3391 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 6503
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
Distance:18 million light years
Constellation:Draco
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

Large JPEG
5.1 MB
Screensize JPEG
346.4 KB

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 49 23.40
Position (Dec):70° 8' 51.12"
Field of view:2.68 x 2.24 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 11.8° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
UV
275 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
B
438 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Ultraviolet
U
336 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
H-alpha
658 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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