The Spiral Galaxy NGC 253

Noirlab_noao-02204_1024

noirlab_noao-02204 June 30th, 2020

Credit: Todd Boroson/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/

The Spiral Galaxy NGC253, as seen by the KPNO 0.9-meter telescope.

Provider: NOIRLab

Image Source: https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02204/

Curator: NSF's NOIRLab, Tucson, AZ, USA

Image Use Policy: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Image Details

Image Type
Observation
Object Name
NGC 253
Noirlab_noao-02204_128
 

Position Details

Position (ICRS)
RA = 0h 46m 59.1s
DEC = -25° 13’ 52.4”
Orientation
North is 0.3° CCW
Field of View
22.9 x 15.5 arcminutes
Constellation
Sculptor
Noirlab_noao-02204_1280
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ID
noao-02204
Subject Category
Subject Name
NGC 253
Credits
Todd Boroson/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/
Release Date
2020-06-30T21:33:55
Lightyears
Redshift
Reference Url
https://noirlab.edu/public/images/noao-02204/
Type
Observation
Image Quality
Distance Notes
Facility
Instrument
Color Assignment
Band
Bandpass
Central Wavelength
Start Time
Integration Time
Dataset ID
Notes
Coordinate Frame
ICRS
Equinox
J2000
Reference Value
11.74624898, -25.23122538
Reference Dimension
1985.0, 1346.0
Reference Pixel
1601.211578, 974.9609718
Scale
-0.000191, 0.000192
Rotation
0.2598116542
Coordinate System Projection:
TAN
Quality
Full
FITS Header
Notes
Creator (Curator)
NSF's NOIRLab
URL
https://noirlab.edu
Name
Email
Telephone
Address
950 North Cherry Ave.
City
Tucson
State/Province
AZ
Postal Code
85719
Country
USA
Rights
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
Publisher
NSF's NOIRLab
Publisher ID
noirlab
Resource ID
noao-02204
Metadata Date
2022-09-12T14:56:27.513051
Metadata Version
1.1
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