Giant Star HD 47536

Sky area of 10 x 10 square arcmin around the 6th-magnitude giant star HD 47536 at which an exoplanet has been found in 2003 (reproduced from the Digital Sky Survey). The pattern is caused by internal reflections in the telescope from this relatively bright object.

Credit:

Reproduced from the Digital Sky Survey [STScI Digitized Sky Survey, (C) 1993, 1994, AURA, Inc. all rights reserved - cf.http://archive.eso.org/dss/dss]

About the Image

Id:eso0305b
Type:Observation
Release date:22 January 2003
Related releases:eso0305
Size:800 x 802 px

About the Object

Name:HD 47536
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Spectral Type : K
• X - Stars
Distance:400 light years
Constellation:Canis Major

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Coordinates

Position (RA):6 37 48.53
Position (Dec):-32° 20' 15.08"
Field of view:9.96 x 9.99 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

 

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