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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 300

Object Description:

Spiral Galaxy

Position (J2000):

R.A. 00h 54m 53.5s
Dec. –37° 40' 59"

Constellation:

Sculptor

Distance:

6.5 million light-years (2 Megaparsecs)

Dimensions:

This image is 3 arcminutes (5,600 light-years or 1,700 parsecs) wide.

About the Data

Data Description:

These data are from the HST program 9492: F. Bresolin and R.-P. Kudritzki (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii) and W. Gieren and G. Pietrzynski (Universidad de Concepcion, Chile).

Instrument:

ACS/WFC

Exposure Date:

July 19, 2002; September 28, 2002

Exposure Time:

2 hours

Filters:

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

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Release Date:

April 1, 2004

Orientation/Scale: