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About this Object

Object Name:

IC 2497 and Galaxy Field Near Hanny's Voorwerp

Position (J2000):

R.A. 09h41m03s.80
Dec.
+34° 43' 34".21

Constellation:

Leo Minor

Distance:

65 million light-years (20 million parsecs)

Dimensions:

This image is 250 arcseconds (420,000 light-years or 130,000 parsecs) wide.

About the Data

Data Description:

The image was created from Hubble data from proposal 11620: W. Keel (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa), C. Lintott (University of Oxford), K. Schawinski (Yale University), N. Bennert (University of California, Riverside), D. Thomas (University of Portsmouth), and H. van Arkel (Netherlands).

Instrument:

WFC3/IR

Filters:

F160W (H)

Exposure Date:

April 4, 2010

Exposure Time:

45 minutes

About this Image

Credit:

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

Acknowledgments:

W. Keel (University of Alabama) and the Galaxy Zoo team

Release Date:

January 10, 2011

Orientation/Scale: