UV Spectrum of CN Leonis

This chart represents a small part of the near-ultraviolet spectrum of CN Leonis, obtained with UVES at the 8.2-m VLT KUEYEN telescope in January 2001, showing many emission lines from nickel atoms (Ni I) and titanium ions (Ti II).

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0127c
Type:Observation
Release date:1 August 2001
Related releases:eso0127
Size:2435 x 2118 px

About the Object

Name:CN Leonis
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable : Flare Star
• X - Stars
Distance:8 light years

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BandWavelengthTelescope
Ultraviolet
U
338 nm Very Large Telescope
UVES

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