Individual colour images - 6 (NICMOS, 1600nm)
Date: 31 May 2001
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 1512
Copyright: NASA, ESA, Dan Maoz (Tel-Aviv University, Israel, and Columbia University, USA)
This is the sixth in a sequence of seven images which demonstrate the Hubble telescope's wavelength range, starting in the far ultraviolet and stretching all the way to the infrared.
This image was taken by the Near Infrared Camera and Multi-Object Spectrometer (NICMOS). The deeper orange colour (1600 nm) shows radiation from deeper into the infrared region of the spectrum. The image was taken on 29 July, 1998, and has an exposure time of 640 s.
This image is issued jointly by NASA and ESA.
Last Update: 1 September 2019