NGC 1068 & Nuclear Region - Wide Field and Planetary Camera
A picture of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1068, taken with the 0.9-m telescope at Kitt Peak National observatory shows the bright nucleus. The inset is an HST WFPC narrow band image which shows clouds of ionized gas in the very center of the galaxy.
About the Image
|Release date:||4 October 1990, 05:00|
|Size:||3705 x 2592 px|
About the Object
|Name:||IRAS 02401-0013, M 77, Messier 77, NGC 1068|
|Type:||• Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : AGN : Seyfert|
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Component : Center/Core
• Quasars/AGN/Black Hole Images/Videos
|Distance:||35 million light years|
Colours & filters
|502 nm||Hubble Space Telescope|
Notes: The left image was taken with the 0.9-m telescope at Kitt Peak National observatory.