NGC 1068 and Nuclear Region – Wide Field/Planetary Camera

NGC 1068 and Nuclear Region – Wide Field/Planetary Camera

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Fast Facts
News release ID: STScI-1990-13
Release Date: Oct 4, 1990
Image Use: Copyright
About this image

A picture of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1068, taken with the 0.9-m telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory shows the bright nucleus. The inset is an HST WF/PC narrow band image which shows clouds of ionized gas in the very center of the galaxy.


Tags
Active Galaxies/Quasars, Annotated Observations, Black Holes, Galaxies, Spiral Galaxies

Credits

NASA, ESA, STScI, and KPNO