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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 4013

Object Description:

Edge-on Spiral Galaxy

Position (J2000):

R.A. 11h 58m 31.13s
Dec. +43 56' 50.1"

Constellation:

Ursa Major

Distance:

About 17 Mpc (55 million light-years)  

Dimensions:

The visible portion of the galaxy is 10.7 kpc (35,000 light-years) along its length.

About the Data

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Date:

January 25, 2000

Exposure Time:

1.7 hours 

Colors/Filters:

Red:

F814W

I

Green:

F555W

V

Blue:

F450W

B

Principal Astronomers:

J. C. Howk (Johns Hopkins University) and B. D. Savage (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

March 1 , 2001 1:00 a.m. (EST)

Scale: