NGC 253

These images show the spiral galaxy NGC 253. This galaxy is host for massive starbirth.

Credit:

Jay Gallagher (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Alan Watson (Lowell Observatory, Flagstaff, AZ) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9510a
Type:Collage
Release date:20 February 1995, 06:00
Size:800 x 500 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 253
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : Starburst
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:10 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
Near-UV
336 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

Notes: The telescope and filter information shown here relates to the "close-up" image of the galaxy.


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