NGC 1132 wide-field (ground-based image)

This is a wide-field view of the region around NGC 1132, in the constellation of Eridanus, the River. The field-of-view is approximately 2.7 x 2.9 degrees.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin (ESA/Hubble)

About the Image

Id:heic0804d
Type:Observation
Release date:5 February 2008, 15:00
Related releases:heic0804
Size:9729 x 10433 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1132
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Giant
Distance:300 million light years
Constellation:Eridanus
Category:Galaxies

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):2 53 0.29
Position (Dec):-1° 15' 55.39"
Field of view:163.41 x 175.24 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
R
DSS

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