Relative Sizes of the Alpha Centauri Components and other Objects (artist’s impression)

The relative sizes of a number of objects, including the three (known) members of Alpha Centauri triple system and some other stars for which the angular sizes have also been measured with the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) at the ESO Paranal Observatory. The Sun and planet Jupiter are also shown for comparison.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0307b
Type:Artwork
Release date:15 March 2003
Related releases:eso1629, eso0307
Size:7747 x 11921 px

About the Object

Name:Stars
Type:Solar System : Planet : Type : Gas Giant
Solar System : Star
Milky Way : Star
Category:Illustrations
Solar System
Stars

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