HST Image Overlay on Ground-based Image

This picture of M64 is a colour composite of CCD images from the 0.9-meter telescope of the Kitt Peak National Observatory, near Tucson, Arizona, taken in January 1997. The image has been rotated and an overlay of the HST image outline has been superposed.

Credit:

NOAO/AURA/NSF and N.A. Sharp (NOAO)

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo0404b
Type:Collage
Release date:5 February 2004, 15:00
Size:650 x 708 px

About the Object

Name:Black Eye Galaxy, IRAS 12542+2157, M 64, Messier 64, NGC 4826
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:18 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
450 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
547 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
H-alpha
656 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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