DSS image

A wide-field image of the area of the sky near the system Gliese 581.

Credit:

ESO and Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin

About the Image

Id:eso0915c
Type:Observation
Release date:21 April 2009
Related releases:eso0915
Size:12018 x 12947 px

About the Object

Name:Gliese 581
Type:• X - Stars
Distance:20 light years
Constellation:Libra

Image Formats

Large JPEG
12.5 MB
Screensize JPEG
427.1 KB

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1.3 MB

Coordinates

Position (RA):15 19 26.78
Position (Dec):-7° 43' 20.97"
Field of view:201.68 x 217.28 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.1° right of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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