The well-known Seyfert (and starburst) galaxy Messier 77 (NGC 1068) in Cetus, in a three-color reconstruction from BVR CCD images taken with the 1.1-meter Hall telescope at Lowell Observatory. A nonlinear intensity mapping shows detail over a wide dynamic range, including the bright starburst inner disk and star-forming regions in the outer arms.
Credit: Bill Keel, University of Alabama.
CCD image of the Seyfert spiral galaxy M77, a galaxy with a faint outer ring. This digital photograph was taken with the MIT/Lincoln Labs CCD camera on the 3.9-meter Anglo-Australian Telescope.
This image was created by David Malin. It is copyrighted and may be used for private purpose only. For any other kind of use, including internet mirroring and storing on CD-ROM, please contact the Photo Permissions Department (photo at aaoepp.aao.gov.au) of the Anglo Australian Observatory.
Beautiful color CCD image of the Sb spiral and Seyfert galaxy M77, from
The tremendous active galaxy M77 in the constellation of Cetus. This gorgeous image
was obtained by Adam Block with the
KPNO Visitor Center's
Advanced Observating Program's
Meade 16inch LX200 telescope at f/6.3 and SBIG ST8E CCD camera with color filter
wheel. It is a composite of 4 CCD exposures: L, Luminance = 60 minutes,
R, Red = 20 minutes, G, Green = 20 minutes, and B, Blue = 40 minutes.
Credit: Adam Block/AURA/NOAO/NSF
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Last Modification: May 30, 2000