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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 2787

Object Description:

Galaxy with Spiral Arm Structure

Position (J2000):

R.A. 09h 19m 18.90s
Dec. +69 12' 11.9"

Constellation:

Ursa Major

Distance:

About 24 million light-years (7.4 megaparsecs)

Dimensions:

The image is roughly 38 arcseconds (4400 light-years or 1300 parsecs) across.

About the Data

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Date:

January 29, 1999

Exposure Time:

1.2 hours  

Filters:

F450W (Wide B), F555W (V), F814W (I)

Principal Astronomers:

M. Carollo (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

April 4, 2002

Orientation/Scale: