fast facts

jump back
name: bullet cluster
name (alternate): 1e 0657-558
typ (catalog): galaxy cluster (unknown catalog)
coordinates: (J2000)
ra: 6 h 58 m 37.9 s dec: -55 ° 57 ' 0 "
coord. for easier usage:
ra: 6.97694 dec: -54.05 usage is easier but not so exact
please remember:
some of the values can slighty differ by day and condition.
distance (approx.):
3.70 billion lightyears convert this
brightness (visible):
not added yet
carina (car) symbolism: the ship's keel
proofpic: avaiable, please request if needed
different size: not added yet
additional Info: caltech, google, google images, simbad, wikipedia
extra text: consists of two colliding clusters of galaxies, 40 galaxies
image (max. 500kb): no image added yet
SLOOH only jump back
processing: it's recommended to use: faint galaxy or comet
visible: yes, but only in the southern sky