Central portion of NGC 1068

Left. Central portion of the 11.6 micron acquisition image of NGC 1068, with the position of the MICHELLE spectroscopic slits.

Right. MICHELLE mid-infrared spectra extracted in 0.4 arcsecond steps over the central 0.4 x 6.0 arcsecond region of NGC 1068 along a position angle of 20 degrees.

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:geminiann05017b
Type:Collage
Release date:Dec. 12, 2005, 5 a.m.
Related announcements:geminiann05017
Size:500 x 205 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1068
Category:Galaxies

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BandWave-lengthTele-scope
Infrared
Si-5
11 μmGemini North
Michelle