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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 6745

Object Description:

Interacting Galaxy

Position (J2000):

R.A. 19h 01m 41.79s
Dec. 40 44' 44.6"

Constellation:

Lyra

Magnitude:

13.3 

Distance:

About 63.5 Mpc (206 million light-years)  

Dimensions:

This interacting galaxy system is roughly 1.5 x 0.7 arcminutes with a major axis of roughly 26 kpc.

About the Data

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Dates:

March 18 - 21, 1996

Exposure Time:

10.3 hours 

Filters:

Red:

F814W

Red-Orange

F702W

R

Green:

F555W

V

Blue:

F336W

U

Principal Astronomers:

Roger Lynds (NOAO), Earl J. O'Neil, Jr. (Steward Obs./Univ of Arizona)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

November 2 , 2000 1:00 a.m. (EST)

Orientation/Scale: