Sample galaxy 29263

Esahubble_opo1227b_1024

esahubble_opo1227b June 27th, 2012

Credit: NASA, ESA/Hubble, and K. Schawinski (Yale University, USA)

A distant, obscured quasar. Quasars are the brilliant beacons of light that are powered by black holes feasting on captured material.

Provider: Hubble Space Telescope | ESA

Image Source: https://esahubble.org/images/opo1227b/

Curator: ESA/Hubble, Baltimore, MD, United States

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
Quasars
Subject - Distant Universe
Galaxy > Activity > AGN > Quasar
Esahubble_opo1227b_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 3h 32m 44.3s
DEC = -27° 49’ 12.0”
Orientation
North is up
Field of View
0.1 x 0.1 arcminutes
Constellation
Fornax

Color Mapping

  Telescope Spectral Band Wavelength
Blue Hubble (WFC3) Infrared (J) 1.3 µm
Orange Hubble (WFC3) Infrared (H) 1.6 µm
Spectrum_base
Blue
Orange
Esahubble_opo1227b_1280
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ID
opo1227b
Subject Category
D.5.3.2.1  
Subject Name
Quasars
Credits
NASA, ESA/Hubble, and K. Schawinski (Yale University, USA)
Release Date
2012-06-27T13:50:56
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://esahubble.org/images/opo1227b/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope
Instrument
WFC3, WFC3
Color Assignment
Blue, Orange
Band
Infrared, Infrared
Bandpass
J, H
Central Wavelength
1250, 1600
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
None, None
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
53.1846820545, -27.8200013256
Reference Dimension
600.0, 600.0
Reference Pixel
300.0, 300.0
Scale
-2.80127106879e-06, 2.80127106879e-06
Rotation
-0
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
ESA/Hubble
URL
https://esahubble.org
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
ESA Office, Space Telescope Science Institute, 3700 San Martin Dr
City
Baltimore
State/Province
MD
Postal Code
21218
Country
United States
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
ESA/Hubble
Publisher ID
esahubble
Resource ID
opo1227b
Metadata Date
2012-05-23T14:55:06-04:00
Metadata Version
1.1
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