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About this Object
Object Name:
NGC 4889
Description:
Giant Elliptical Galaxy in the Coma Cluster
Position
(J2000.0):
RA: 13h 00m 08.13s
Dec: +27° 58' 37.20''
Constellation:
Coma Berenices
Distance:
300 million light-years (92 million parsecs)
About the Data
Data Description:
The HST data were taken from proposals 11711: J. Blakeslee, P. Cote, and L. Ferrarese (Dominion Astrophysical Observatory), J. Jensen (Utah Valley University), A. Jordan (Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile), S. Mei (Observatoire de Paris), E. Peng (Peking University), and J. Tonry (University of Hawaii).
Instrument:
ACS/WFC
Filters:
F475W (SDSS g) and F814W (I)
Exposure Dates:
March 1-2, 2013
About this Image
Credit:
NASA and ESA
Release Date:
February 8, 2016
Color:
This image is a composite of separate exposures acquired by the ACS/WFC instrument. Several filters were used to sample various wavelengths. 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:

F475W (g)

blue

F475W (g) + F814W (I)

green

F814W (I)

red


Orientation/Scale: