Compass Image for NGC 1052-DF2
The galaxy is 62 million light-years away from Earth.
Image is 2.5 arcmin across (about 45,000 light-years)
The HST observations include those from program 14644 (P. van Dokkum)
These images are a composite of separate exposures acquired by the ACS/WFC instrument on the Hubble Space Telescope. Several filters were used to sample narrow wavelength ranges. The color results from assigning different hues (colors) to each monochromatic (grayscale) image associated with an individual filter. In this case, the assigned colors are: