Area Around UGC2885 (ground-based image)

This wide-field view of the night sky shows the region in which the giant galaxy UGC 2885, nicknamed the Godzilla Galaxy, is located.

Credit:

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

About the Image

Id:heic2002b
Type:Observation
Release date:6 January 2020, 10:00
Related releases:heic2002
Size:9056 x 5887 px

About the Object

Name:UGC 2885
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:230 million light years
Constellation:Perseus
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):3 53 3.13
Position (Dec):35° 34' 38.32"
Field of view:256.71 x 166.88 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.3° right of vertical

Colours & filters

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

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