Wide-field view of Arp 256 (ground-based image)

This ground-based image shows the two spiral galaxies of the Arp 256 system and their surroundings.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, Digitized Sky Survey 2; Acknowledgement: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:heic1805b
Type:Observation
Release date:8 March 2018, 16:00
Related releases:heic1805
Size:12873 x 13337 px

About the Object

Name:Arp 256
Type:Early Universe : Galaxy : Type : Interacting
Distance:350 million light years
Constellation:Cetus
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 18 49.58
Position (Dec):-10° 21' 50.86"
Field of view:216.48 x 224.28 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
479 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
649 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
I
825 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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