NGC 1097 at J

A Seyfert galaxy revealing its bright and active nucleus. This false-color image was made from several J-band (1.25 micron) observations and has a final FWHM of 0.5 arc seconds. This image was obtained with the Abu thermal infrared camera built by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory, on the Gemini South 8-meter telescope as part of the commissioning and dedication.

Credit:
International Gemini Observatory/Abu Team/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noao-ngc1097
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:33 p.m.
Size:343 x 389 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 1097
Category:Galaxies

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Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
J
1.25 μmGemini South