Ground-based image of Arp 116 and its surroundings

This image from a ground-based telescope shows the galaxy pair Arp 116 (made up of the elliptical galaxy M60 and the spiral galaxy NGC 4647) and its surroundings.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2 (Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin)

About the Image

Id:heic1213b
Type:Observation
Release date:6 September 2012, 15:00
Related releases:heic1419, heic1213
Size:10550 x 9920 px

About the Object

Name:2002 LM60, AM 0702-601, Arp 116, COSMOS 2607238, M 60, Messier 60, NGC 4647, NGC 4649
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Local Universe : Galaxy : Grouping : Pair
Distance:50 million light years
Constellation:Virgo
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

Large JPEG
76.0 MB
Screensize JPEG
222.7 KB

Zoomable


Wallpapers

1024x768
235.6 KB
1280x1024
387.7 KB
1600x1200
569.1 KB
1920x1200
688.6 KB
2048x1536
938.9 KB

Coordinates

Position (RA):12 43 35.76
Position (Dec):11° 30' 57.28"
Field of view:176.93 x 166.36 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
479 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
649 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
I
825 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

Also see our


Accelerated by CDN77