Compass and scale image for HCG 31

Compass and scale image for HCG 31

Credit:

Illustration credit: NASA, ESA and Z. Levay (STScI). Science Credit: NASA, ESA, S. Gallagher (The University of Western Ontario) and J. English (University of Manitoba)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo1008c
Type:Collage
Release date:18 February 2010, 15:00
Size:2579 x 2400 px

About the Object

Name:HCG 31, Hickson Compact Group 31
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Cluster
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:180 million light years
Constellation:Carina


Image Formats

Large JPEG
1.1 MB
Screensize JPEG
206.1 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
Near-UV
GALEX
Optical
B
435 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
B
439 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
R
675 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
Near-IR
8.0 μm Spitzer Space Telescope
IRAC
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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