Wide-field image of NGC 3256 (ground-based image)

This ground-based image shows the spiral galaxy NGC 3256 and its surroundings.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:heic1811b
Type:Observation
Release date:31 May 2018, 16:00
Related releases:heic1811
Size:9208 x 10864 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 3256
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Distance:100 million light years
Constellation:Vela
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):10 27 52.13
Position (Dec):-43° 53' 52.48"
Field of view:156.47 x 184.61 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
R
660 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
i
797 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
660 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
i
797 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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