About the Object

Constellation: Ursa Major
Category: Galaxies
NIRCam

Coordinates

Position (RA):12 36 54.97
Position (Dec):62° 12' 8.35"
Field of view:8.11 x 3.93 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 61.3° right of vertical



Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical 900 nmJames Webb Space Telescope
NIRCam
Infrared 1.15 μmJames Webb Space Telescope
NIRCam
Infrared 1.5 μmJames Webb Space Telescope
NIRCam
Infrared 2.0 μmJames Webb Space Telescope
NIRCam
Infrared 2.77 μmJames Webb Space Telescope
NIRCam
Infrared
PAH
3.35 μmJames Webb Space Telescope
NIRCam
Infrared 3.56 μmJames Webb Space Telescope
NIRCam
Infrared 4.1 μmJames Webb Space Telescope
NIRCam
Infrared 4.44 μmJames Webb Space Telescope
NIRCam

GOODS-North field (clean)

This image from Webb’s NIRCam (Near-Infrared Camera) instrument shows a portion of the GOODS-North field of galaxies.

[Image description: A rectangular image with thousands of galaxies of various shapes and colours on the black background of space. Some are noticeably spirals, either face-on or edge-on, while others are blobby ellipticals. Many are too small to discern any structure. One prominent foreground star at top centre features Webb’s signature eight-point diffraction spikes.]

Credit:

NASA, ESA, CSA, B. Robertson (UC Santa Cruz), B. Johnson (CfA), S. Tacchella (Cambridge), M. Rieke (University of Arizona), D. Eisenstein (CfA)

About the Image

Id: weic2406d
Type: Observation
Release date: 4 March 2024, 16:00
Related releases: weic2406
Size: 4049 x 1961 px


Image Formats

Large JPEG 1.3 MB
Screensize JPEG 158.6 KB

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