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About this Object
Object Name:
ESO 137-001
Object Description:
Spiral Galaxy
R.A. 16h 13m 27s.3
Dec. -60° 45' 50".51
Triangulum Australe
220 million light-years (67,000 parsecs)
About the Data
Data Description:
The Hubble data are from proposal: 11683 M. Sun (University of Alabama, Huntsville), M. Donahue and M. Voit (Michigan State University), and C. Jones and W. Forman (Smithsonian Institution Astrophysical Observatory).
Instruments and Filters:
ACS/WFC: F475W (g) and F814W (I)
WFC3/UVIS: F275W (U)
Exposure Date:
August 2, 2009
Exposure Time:
4.3 hours
About this Image
NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Release Date:
March 4, 2014
This composite image includes exposures acquired by the ACS and WFC3 instruments on the Hubble Space Telescope. Several filters were used to sample broad wavelength ranges. The color results from assigning different hues (colors) to each monochromatic (grayscale) image associated with an individual filter. In this case, the assigned colors are:
WFC3/UVIS F275W (U) blue/white
ACS/WFC F475W (g) cyan
ACS/WFC F814W (I) orange