Dark Matter is a No Show in Ghostly Galaxy

Composite color image of NGC1052-DF2 constructed from observations using the Gemini Multi Object Spectrograph (GMOS) on Gemini North on Hawai‘i’s Maunakea. The ultra-diffuse galaxy was observed using deep imaging in two filters (g' and i').

Credit:

Gemini Observatory/NSF/AURA/Keck/Jen Miller

About the Image

Id:gemini1801b
Type:Observation
Release date:March 28, 2018
Related releases:gemini1801
Size:901 x 901 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1052-DF2
Category:Galaxies

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Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
g
475 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Optical
i
780 nmGemini North
GMOS-N