The Sky Area of EROS-BLG-2000-5

This is a photo of the sky area around the microlensing event EROS-BLG-2000-5 (indicated, near the centre).

Technical information: this image shows a 0.25-sec acquisition exposure of EROS-BLG-2000-5, obtained with VLT ANTU + FORS1 in order to set up the spectrograph slit for the subsequent spectral exposures. The filter was Bessell-I (wavelength about 900 nm) and the field measures about 2 x 2 arcmin 2. North is up and East is left. 

Credit:

ESO

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About the Image

Id:eso0117b
Type:Observation
Release date:25 April 2001
Related releases:eso0117
Size:2480 x 2512 px

About the Object

Name:EROS-BLG-2000-5
Type:• Milky Way : Star
• Milky Way : Cosmology : Phenomenon : Lensing
• X - Stars
Distance:25000 light years

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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
900 nm Very Large Telescope
FORS1

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