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Fast Facts for NGC 1705


About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 1705

Object Description:

Dwarf Irregular Galaxy

Position (J2000):

R.A. 04h 54m 13.7s
Dec. -53° 21' 40.0"

Constellation:

Pictor

Distance:

16.6 million light-years (5.1 Megaparsecs)

Dimensions:

This image is 33 arcseconds (2,600 light-years or 800 parsecs) wide.

About the Data

Data Description:

These data are from the HST archived proposal 7506. The science team is composed of M. Tosi (INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna.), A. Aloisi (JHU), M.Clampin (STScI), L. Greggio (INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova), C. Leitherer and A. Nota (STScI).

Instrument:

WFPC2

Exposure Date:

March 1999, November 2000

Exposure Time:

18 hours

Filters:

F380W (U), F439W (B), F555W (V), F814W (I)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

March 6, 2003

Orientation/Scale: