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About this Object

Object Name:

NGC 1300

Object Description:

Barred Spiral Galaxy

Position (J2000):

R.A. 03h 19m 40s.8
Dec. -19° 24' 40"

Constellation:

Eridanus

Distance:

69 million light-years away (21 megaparsecs)

Dimensions:

This image is 5.5 arcminutes (110,000 light-years or 34,000 parsecs).

About the Data

Data Description:

The Hubble image was created from HST data from proposal 10342: K. Noll, H. Bond, C. Christian, L. Frattare, F. Hamilton, W. Januszewski, Z. Levay, and T. Royle (STScI), and P. Knezek (WIYN).

Instrument:

ACS/WFC

Exposure Date:

September 2004

Filters:

F435W (B), F555W (V), F814W (I), F658N (H-alpha)

About this Image

Image Credit:

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

Release Date:

January 10, 2005

Orientation/Scale: