[M51, INT WFC] [PNG]
Isaac Newton Telescope image of M51

A true-colour image of M51 taken during the commissioning of the INT Wide-Field Camera in January 1997. The image is composed of three two-minute exposures taken through B, V and R filters, and covers the area of one 2048-square CCD, or and area approxmimately 12x12 arcminutes. Click on the image to view it in full size.

From the ING image collection

  • More INT images

  • Hubble images of M51
  • Amateur images of M51; more amateur images
  • Amateur images of Supernova 1994I in M51
  • Discovery image of Supernova 1994I
  • More images of M51
  • ISO images of M51 in the infrared light

    Hartmut Frommert
    Christine Kronberg

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    Last Modification: 6 Jul 1999