UGC 9391

Cepheid variable stars in this spiral galaxy, known as UGC 9391, and a Type Ia supernova (not visible in this image) were used by a team of astronomers to calculate the expansion rate of the modern Universe.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and L. Frattare (STScI)

About the Image

Id:heic1611c
Type:Observation
Release date:2 June 2016, 17:30
Related releases:heic1611
Size:2800 x 2800 px

About the Object

Name:UGC 9391
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:130 million light years
Constellation:Draco
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 34 36.70
Position (Dec):59° 20' 12.75"
Field of view:1.85 x 1.85 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 16.8° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
Broad Band
350 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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