Wide-field image of NGC 4696 (ground-based image)

This ground-based image shows the galaxy NGC 4696 and its surroundings.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:heic1621b
Type:Observation
Release date:1 December 2016, 16:00
Related releases:heic1621
Size:10687 x 10032 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4696
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Distance:150 million light years
Constellation:Centaurus
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

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28.4 MB
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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 48 50.50
Position (Dec):-41° 18' 38.92"
Field of view:179.39 x 168.39 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.2° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
B+R
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

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