HST/WFPC2 image of colliding galaxies NGC 4038 and NGC 4039

Includes an image made in red light from hydrogen gas.

Credit:

Brad Whitmore (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo9734w
Type:Observation
Release date:21 October 1997, 19:00
Size:350 x 350 px

About the Object

Name:Antennae, IRAS 11593-1835, IRAS F11593-1836, NGC 4038, NGC 4039
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Constellation:Corvus
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 1 52.11
Position (Dec):-18° 52' 23.10"
Field of view:2.48 x 2.48 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 120.0° left of vertical

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