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August 2, 2001 09:00 AM (EDT)

News Release Number: STScI-2001-23

Hubble Photographs Warped Galaxy as Camera Passes Milestone

Technical facts about this news release:

About this Object 
Object Name: ESO 510-G13
Object Description: Edge-on Spiral Galaxy
Position (J2000): R.A. 13h 55m 04.8s
Dec. -26° 46' 48.0''
Constellation: Hydra
Distance: 46 Mpc (150 million light-years)

This image is 2.4 arcminutes wide, or roughly 32 kpc (105,000 light-years) at the distance of ESO 510-G13.

About the Data 
Instrument: WFPC2
Exposure Dates: April 6-7, 2001
Exposure Time: 3.3 hours
Filters: F450W (B); F555W (V); F675W (R)
Principal Astronomers:

K. Noll, H. Bond, C. Christian, S. Crawshaw, L. Frattare, F. Hamilton, J. Lee, Z. Levay, T. Royle (Hubble Heritage Team/STScI) and C. Conselice (U. Wisconsin/STScI)

About this Image 
Image Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)
Release Date: August 2, 2001 9:00 a.m. (EDT)
Orientation: Warped Edge-On Galaxy ESO 510-G13