Ground-based image of M83 Taken at ESO in La Silla, Chile

This is an image of the galaxy M83, taken by the European Southern Observatory's Wide Field Imager on the ESO/MPG 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla, Chile.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0929c
Type:Observation
Release date:5 November 2009, 15:00
Size:3077 x 4004 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 83
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
Distance:15 million light years
Constellation:Hydra

Image Formats

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Screensize JPEG
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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 36 58.28
Position (Dec):-29° 53' 1.99"
Field of view:12.21 x 15.89 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
V
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI
Optical
R
MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope
WFI

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