James Webb Space Telescope Feed Post

Date: 6/13/2024

jbozeman | NGC 5248

NGC 5248 (also known as Caldwell 45) is a compact intermediate spiral galaxy about 59 million light-years away in the constellation Bo├Âtes. It is a member of the NGC 5248 Group of galaxies, itself one of the Virgo III Groups strung out to the east of the Virgo Supercluster of galaxies. Distance measurements to NGC 5248 vary from 41.4 million light-years (12.7 Mpc) to 74.0 million light-years (22.7 Mpc), averaging about 58.7 million light-years (17.7 Mpc). Data from the James Webb Space Telescope MAST Portal. Release date: 2024-06-13 Camera: NIRCAM Color Mapped: Red-F335M Green-F150W Blue-F150W Processed with FITS Liberator, GraXpert, PixInsight and Photoshop 2024. Image & Description by jbozeman.