The Spectacular Spiral Galaxy ESO 269-G57
August 9, 2006
ESO PR Photo 27b/06 was obtained with VLT ANTU and FORS1 in the morning of March 27, 1999. The full field measures 6.8 x 6.8 arcmin2. North is up and East is to the left. The image is based on data collected in the B, V, R and H-alpha filters, for a total exposure time of a little over one hour (64 min). The data were extracted from the ESO Science Archive and further processed by Henri Boffin (ESO).
Topics: European Southern Observatory, Telescopes, Astronomy, Science and technology in Europe, Peculiar galaxies, Spiral galaxies, Very Large Telescope, Science