Core of Galaxy NGC 4261

This is a Hubble Space Telescope (HST) image of the core of galaxy NGC 4261.

Credit:

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About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9227a
Type:Observation
Release date:19 November 1992, 06:00
Size:446 x 390 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4261
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Central Black Hole
Distance:100 million light years
Constellation:Virgo

Image Formats

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Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 19 23.22
Position (Dec):5° 49' 29.75"
Field of view:0.08 x 0.07 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 91.2° left of vertical

Colours & filters

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Optical Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC1

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