Young Brown Dwarf in TWA-5 System

An image of TWA-5 A (lower, bright object) and TWA-5 B (upper), taken with the FORS-2 multi-mode instrument at the 8.2-m VLT/KUEYEN telescope on 21 February 2000. The integration time was 1 second through an I-band filter (wavelength 900 nm) with the high-resolution collimator (0.1 arcsec per pixel). The image quality is 0.18 arcsec FWHM (full-width-half maximum). The lines emerging from the bright image are caused by optical reflection in the telescope. The angular distance is 2 arcsec, cf. the indicated scale.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0023a
Type:Observation
Release date:21 July 2000
Related releases:eso0023
Size:776 x 778 px

About the Object

Name:TWA-5 A, TWA-5 B
Type:• Milky Way : Star
• Milky Way : Star : Type : Brown Dwarf
• X - Stars

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
R
Very Large Telescope
FORS2

 

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