2005 Keck Adaptive Optics Image of SN 2005gl in NGC 266
SN 2005gl in NGC 266
215 million light-years or 66 megaparsecs
The Keck data were obtained using the Near Infrared Camera 2 (NIRC2) behind the laser-guide-star-assisted adaptive optics system at the Keck II telescope in Mauna Kea, Hawaii, on November 11, 2005.
Near Infrared Camera 2 (NIRC2)
NASA, ESA, and A. Gal-Yam (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel), D. Leonard (San Diego State University), and D. Fox (Pennsylvania State University)