Wide field image of PGC 6240 (ground-based image)

This image from the Digitized Sky Survey (DSS) shows elliptical galaxy PGC 6240 and its surroundings.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic1318b
Type:Observation
Release date:10 October 2013, 14:00
Related releases:heic1318
Size:9799 x 9900 px

About the Object

Name:PGC 6240
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Elliptical
Distance:350 million light years
Constellation:Hydrus

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 40 20.35
Position (Dec):-65° 30' 46.93"
Field of view:164.79 x 166.49 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.5° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
DSS
Optical
G
DSS
Optical
R
DSS
Infrared
I
DSS

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