Wide view of the Antennae galaxies [ground-based]

This photo of the Antennae galaxies was taken with one of the NOAO telescopes from the ground.

Credit:

NOAO/AURA/NSF, B. Twardy, B. Twardy, and A. Block (NOAO)

About the Image

Id:heic0615c
Type:Observation
Release date:17 October 2006, 15:00
Related releases:heic0615
Size:1420 x 953 px

About the Object

Name:Antennae Galaxies, NGC4038, NGC4039
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Constellation:Corvus

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Coordinates

Position (RA):12 1 56.21
Position (Dec):-18° 52' 22.08"
Field of view:17.60 x 11.81 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 42.3° left of vertical

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