The area around NGC 6503 (ground-based image)

This image shows the area around galaxy NGC 6503. The galaxy, which lies about 18 000 000 light-years away is at the edge of a strangely empty patch of space called the Local Void.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin)

About the Image

Id:heic1513b
Type:Observation
Release date:10 June 2015, 16:00
Related releases:heic1513
Size:8945 x 9658 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

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 49 52.25
Position (Dec):70° 12' 53.22"
Field of view:150.24 x 162.21 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 5.2° left of vertical

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