Detail View: Johnson Space Center Media Archive: HST image of Spiral Galaxy NGC 1512

Title: 
HST image of Spiral Galaxy NGC 1512
Description: 
Image of the spiral galaxy NGC 1512 revealing all wavelengths from ultraviolet to infrared. NGC 1512 lies in the southern constellation of Horologium, located 30 million light years from Earth. The galaxy spans 70,000 light years, nearly as much as the Milky Way Galaxy. The color composite image was created from seven images taken with the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) Faint Object Camera (FOC), Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 (WFPC2), and the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS). Original number is STScI-PRC01-16.
Identifier: 
JSC2001-01726
MediaType: 
Image
MediaType: 
image
What: 
Horologium
What: 
Earth
What: 
Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
What: 
Faint Object Camera
What: 
Camera 2
What: 
Wide Field Planetary Camera 2
What: 
Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS)
What: 
Spectrometer
What: 
NICMOS
Where: 
NGC 1
Where: 
Milky Way Galaxy