Young Astronomers Observe With ESO Telescopes

Spectrum of Ca II 8542 A line in Beta Pictoris using data from the NTT telescope. An example of one of the observations performed by the "Young Astronomers" during their visit to ESO on November 14 - 20, 1995. Those who attended were the winners of the Europe-wide contest "Europe Towards the Stars", organised by ESO with the support of the European Union, under the auspices of the Third European Week for Scientific and Technological Culture.

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About the Image

Id:eso9533d
Type:Observation
Release date:20 November 1995
Related releases:eso9533
Size:393 x 310 px

About the Object

Name:Beta Pictoris, Spectrum
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Circumstellar Material : Planetary System
Distance:80 light years

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854 nm New Technology Telescope

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