NGC 2403: Ground-based and Hubble View

This composite image shows a ground-based image of NGC 2403 and the location of a 10,000 light-year-wide square region imaged with the Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys. The area is host to Supernova 2004dj, the closest explosion of a massive star in over a decade, which blazes with the light of 200 million Suns.

Credit:

NOAO/AURA/NSF, C. Olson, J. Lapre and A. Block (NOAO)

About the Image

NASA press release
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Id:opo0423d
Type:Observation
Release date:2 September 2004, 15:00
Size:631 x 631 px

About the Object

Name:NGC2403
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
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Distance:12 million light years

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