Gemini South image of NGC 5426-27 (Arp 271)

Gemini South image of NGC 5426-27 (Arp 271) as imaged by the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:gemini0805a
Type:Observation
Release date:June 26, 2008, 8 p.m.
Related releases:gemini0805
Related announcements:noaoann08016
Size:2048 x 1923 px

About the Object

Name:Arp 271, NGC 5426, NGC 5427
Distance:120 million light years
Constellation:Virgo
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):14 3 25.83
Position (Dec):-6° 2' 50.08"
Field of view:4.99 x 4.69 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 128.0° left of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
g
475 nmGemini South
GMOS-S
Optical
r
630 nmGemini South
GMOS-S
Optical
i
780 nmGemini South
GMOS-S
Optical
H-alpha
656 nmGemini South
GMOS-S