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Technical facts about this news release: About the Object Object Name: NGC 3370 Object Description: Spiral Galaxy Position (J2000): R.A. 10h 47m 04s.18 Dec. +17° 16' 22".8 Constellation: Leo Distance: 98 million light-years (30 megaparsecs) Dimensions: This image is roughly 3.4 arcminutes (95,000 light-years or 29,000 parsecs) wide. About the Data Data Description: This image was created from HST data from the following proposals: 9351: A. Riess (STScI), P. Stetson (NRC), A. Filippenko (UC Berkeley); and 9696: K. Noll (STScI), A. Riess (STScI), L. Frattare, H. Bond, C. Christian, F. Hamilton, Z. Levay, and T. Royle (STScI). Instrument: ACS/WFC Exposure Date(s): April/May 2003 Exposure Time: 25 hours Filters: F435W("B"), F555W("V"), F814W("I") About the Image Image Credit: NASA, The Hubble Heritage Team and A. Riess (STScI) Release Date: September 4, 2003 Orientation: Spiral Galaxy NGC 3370, Home to Supernova Seen in 1994 [ http://imgsrc.hubbl ]
*Description*: In the lower middle right, a distant filament of merging blue galaxies can be seen.
September 4, 2003 09:00 AM (EDT)
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