Multi-filter image of NGC 3344

This image of the spiral galaxy NGC 3344, located about 20 million light-years from Earth, is a composite of images taken through seven different filters. They cover wavelengths from the ultraviolet to the optical and the near-infrared. Together they create a detailed picture of the galaxy and allow astronomers to study many different aspects of it.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, NASA

About the Image

Id:heic1803a
Type:Observation
Release date:14 February 2018, 16:00
Related releases:heic1803
Size:3905 x 3750 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3344
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:20 million light years
Constellation:Leo Minor
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

Large JPEG
8.8 MB
Screensize JPEG
487.8 KB

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Wallpapers

1024x768
485.1 KB
1280x1024
846.2 KB
1600x1200
1.3 MB
1920x1200
1.6 MB
2048x1536
2.2 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):10 43 31.08
Position (Dec):24° 55' 14.25"
Field of view:2.58 x 2.48 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 22.8° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
438 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Ultraviolet
UV
275 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
u
336 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
y
547 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
V
555 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3
Optical
H-alpha + NIII
657 nm Hubble Space Telescope
WFC3

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