Compass and Scale Image of M83

Compass and Scale Image of M83.

Credit:

NASA, ESA and Z. Levay (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0929f
Type:Observation
Release date:5 November 2009, 15:00
Size:2387 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 83
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:15 million light years
Constellation:Carina


Image Formats

Large JPEG
1.9 MB
Screensize JPEG
643.5 KB

Coordinates

Position (RA):10 45 3.62
Position (Dec):-59° 41' 4.97"
Field of view:0.85 x 0.85 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
U
336 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
OIII
502 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
H-alpha
657 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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