Cluster of galaxies in Hydra

This distant cluster of galaxies in the constellation Hydra clearly shows the mythological water serpent. KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope, 1974.

Credit:

NOIRLab/AURA/NSF

About the Image

Id:noao-02351
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:33 p.m.
Size:2500 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:Hydra Cluster
Constellation:Hydra
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):8 58 0.89
Position (Dec):3° 13' 7.07"
Field of view:15.75 x 12.48 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.2° left of vertical