NGC 2403: Annotated Hubble View

This detailed view of spiral galaxy NGC 2403 shows the location of Supernova 2004dj, numerous star clusters, and several other stars that exploded in previous years. The region was observed with the Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys on Aug. 17, 2004

Credit:

NASA, ESA, A.V. Filippenko (University of California, Berkeley) and Z. Levay (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0423c
Type:Observation
Release date:2 September 2004, 15:00
Size:750 x 750 px

About the Object

Name:NGC2403, SN 2004dj
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:12 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
H-alpha
658 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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