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About this Object

Object Name:

AM 0644-741, Lindsay-Shapley Ring Galaxy

Object Description:

Ring Galaxy

Position (J2000):

R.A. 6h 43m 16s.59
Dec. -74° 14' 22".23

Constellation:

Volans

Distance:

Approximately 300 million light-years (92 million parsecs)

Dimensions:

This image is roughly 3 arcminutes (260,000 light-years or 81,000 parsecs) wide.

About the Data

Data Description:

This image was created from HST data from the following proposal: 9983: K. Noll, L. Frattare, H. Bond, C. Christian, F. Hamilton, Z. Levay, T. Royle and I. Jordan (STScI), and J. Higdon (Cornell University).

Instrument:

ACS/WFC

Exposure Date:

January 16/17, 2004

Exposure Time:

2.8 hours

Filters:

F435W (B), F555W (V), F625W (r), F814W (I)

About this Image

Image Credit:

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

Release Date:

April 22, 2004

Orientation/Scale: