Digitized Sky Survey 2 image of the Pinwheel Galaxy (ground-based image)

This two-colour image shows 3.7 x 2.7 degrees of the surroundings around the Pinwheel Galaxy. It was composed from Digitized Sky Survey 2 images.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgements: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble

)

About the Image

Id:heic0602i
Type:Observation
Release date:28 February 2006, 12:00
Related releases:heic0602
Size:13181 x 9529 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 101, Pinwheel Galaxy
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:23 million light years
Constellation:Ursa Major

Image Formats

Large JPEG
34.6 MB
Screensize JPEG
202.1 KB

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 3 20.11
Position (Dec):54° 23' 32.27"
Field of view:221.58 x 160.19 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 3.4° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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