Details from ACS Image of NGC 3370: Edge of Galaxy (Region 2)

A region on the edge of the galaxy shows bright blue clusters of young, massive stars as well as distant, red background galaxies shining through.

Credit:

NASA/ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team and A. Riess (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0324g
Type:Observation
Release date:4 September 2003, 15:00
Size:600 x 600 px

About the Object

Name:IRAS 10444+1732, NGC 3370
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Grouping : Cluster
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
Distance:90 million light years
Constellation:Leo

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 47 2.56
Position (Dec):17° 17' 50.52"
Field of view:0.56 x 0.56 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 109.1° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
435 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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