Galactic Dance

Image of the interacting galaxy pair NGC 5394/5 obtained with NSF's NOIRLab's Gemini North 8-meter telescope on Hawai'i's Maunakea using the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph in imaging mode. This four-color composite image has a total exposure time of 42 minutes

Credit:

International Gemini Observatory/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

About the Image

Id:noirlab1912a
Type:Observation
Release date:Dec. 19, 2019, 3 a.m.
Related releases:noirlab1912
Size:1886 x 1724 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 5394, NGC 5395
Constellation:Canes Venatici
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):13 58 35.24
Position (Dec):37° 26' 12.93"
Field of view:5.08 x 4.64 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 100.0° right of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
G
475 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Optical
R
630 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Optical
I
780 nmGemini North
GMOS-N
Optical
H-alpha
655 nmGemini North
GMOS-N