Area surrounding the Sunburst Arc (ground-based image)

This wide field view of the night sky shows the region in which the galaxy nicknamed the Sunburst Arc is located.

Credit:

ESA/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:heic1920e
Type:Observation
Release date:7 November 2019, 20:00
Related releases:heic1920
Size:9751 x 6030 px

About the Object

Name:PSZ1 G311.65-18.48
Type:Early Universe : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Lensing
Distance:4 billion light years
Constellation:Apus
Category:Cosmology
Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):15 49 31.36
Position (Dec):-78° 12' 59.69"
Field of view:89.98 x 80.32 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 4.1° right 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

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