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Field around the planet-hosting star CoRoT-7

The star CoRoT-7 is located towards the constellation of Monoceros (the Unicorn) at a distance of about 500 light-years. This image shows a larger field of view around the star, covering about 9 square degrees or about 11 times the size of the Full Moon. CoRoT-7 is in the centre of the image.

Credit:

ESO/Digitized Sky Survey

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About the Image

Id:eso0933c
Type:Observation
Release date:16 September 2009
Related releases:eso0933
Size:10633 x 10648 px

About the Object

Name:Corot 7
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Spectral Type : G
• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Distance:500 light years
Constellation:Monoceros

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Coordinates

Position (RA):6 43 49.52
Position (Dec):-1° 3' 46.34"

Colours & filters

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

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