The Galactic Star OGLE-TR-3

This photograph shows the 16.5-mag star OGLE-TR-3, a solar-like star in the direction of the Galactic Center, discovered during an extensive photometric search for planetary and low-luminosity object transits. The image is reproduced from an I-band CCD frame of a 1 x 1 arcmin 2 sky field. North is up and East is left.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0311a
Type:Observation
Release date:22 April 2003
Related releases:eso0311
Size:800 x 799 px

About the Object

Name:OGLE-TR-3
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Constellation:Scorpius

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):17 51 48.93
Position (Dec):-30° 13' 25.81"
Field of view:1.00 x 1.00 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 0.5° right of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Infrared
I
790 nmVery Large Telescope
UVES

 

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