Wide-field image of the sky around the Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy

This image of the sky around the Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy was created from images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The galaxy appears as a small faint cloud, close to the centre of the image.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic1719d
Type:Observation
Release date:27 November 2017, 17:00
Related releases:heic1719
Size:16558 x 12225 px

About the Object

Name:Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
Distance:300000 light years
Constellation:Sculptor
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 0 2.25
Position (Dec):-33° 43' 54.78"
Field of view:278.19 x 205.39 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.3° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
467 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
660 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
I
797 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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