Digitized Sky Survey Image of Betelgeuse

This image is a colour composite made from exposures from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2). The field of view is approximatelly 2.0 x 1.5 degrees.

Credit:

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

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About the Image

Id:eso0927e
Type:Observation
Release date:26 July 2010, 15:52
Related releases:eso0927
Size:7106 x 5332 px

About the Object

Name:Betelgeuse
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Supergiant
• X - Stars
Distance:650 light years
Constellation:Orion

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13.5 MB
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Coordinates

Position (RA):5 55 10.39
Position (Dec):7° 24' 25.10"
Field of view:119.27 x 89.45 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.0° left of vertical
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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

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