Ground-based view of the sky around the galaxy ESO 495-21

This image shows the sky around the galaxy ESO 495-21. It was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. Located about 30 million light-years away in the constellation of Pyxis (The Compass), ESO 495-21 is classified as a dwarf starburst galaxy.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, NASA, Digitized Sky Survey 2
Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin

About the Image

Id:heic1911b
Type:Observation
Release date:13 June 2019, 16:00
Related releases:heic1911
Size:6520 x 5808 px

About the Object

Name:ESO 495-21
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Activity : Starburst
Constellation:Pyxis
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):8 36 14.80
Position (Dec):-26° 24' 22.62"
Field of view:109.60 x 97.63 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.8° left 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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