Digitized Sky Survey Image of Star Field Around M83 (ground-based image)

This is a Digitized Sky Survey (DSS) image of the field around M83. This image was used in a zoom animation highlighting the M83 Hubble release image.

Credit:

Digitized Sky Survey (DSS), STScI/AURA, Palomar/Caltech and UKSTU/AAO

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0929e
Type:Observation
Release date:8 January 2014, 17:27
Related releases:heic1403
Size:8103 x 6756 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 83
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Barred
Distance:15 million light years
Constellation:Hydra

Image Formats

Large JPEG
18.5 MB
Screensize JPEG
483.6 KB

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 36 55.61
Position (Dec):-29° 42' 23.87"
Field of view:136.15 x 113.52 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.2° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
R
DSS

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