NGC 4163

This image shows a swarm of young, blue stars in the diffuse dwarf irregular galaxy NGC 4163. It is a member of a group of dwarf galaxies near our Milky Way and is located roughly 10 million light-years away.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, J. Dalcanton and B. Williams (University of Washington)

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:heic0819e
Type:Observation
Release date:30 September 2008, 16:00
Related releases:heic0819
Size:3880 x 1851 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 4163
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:10 million light years

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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