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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 3370

Object Description:

Spiral Galaxy

Position (J2000):

R.A. 10h 47m 04s.18
Dec. +17 16' 22".8

Constellation:

Leo

Distance:

98 million light-years (30 megaparsecs)

Dimensions:

This image is roughly 3.4 arcminutes (95,000 light-years or 29,000 parsecs) wide.

About the Data

Data Description:

This image was created from HST data from the following proposals: 9351: A. Riess (STScI), P. Stetson (NRC), A. Filippenko (UC Berkeley); and 9696: K. Noll (STScI), A. Riess (STScI), L. Frattare, H. Bond, C. Christian, F. Hamilton, Z. Levay, and T. Royle (STScI).

Instrument:

ACS/WFC

Exposure Dates:

April/May 2003

Exposure Time:

25 hours

Filters:

F435W(B), F555W(V), F814W(I)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA, The Hubble Heritage Team and A. Riess (STScI)

Release Date:

September 4, 2003

Orientation/Scale: