The Milky Way star field around CS 31082-001.

The Milky Way star field around CS 31082-001, the 12th-magnitude star at the centre. The "cross" is caused by reflections in the telescope optics, a typical effect for relatively bright stars.

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About the Image

Id:eso0106a
Type:Observation
Release date:7 February 2001
Related releases:eso0106
Size:651 x 651 px

About the Object

Name:CS 31082-001
Type:• Milky Way : Star
• X - Stars
Constellation:Cetus

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 29 35.06
Position (Dec):-16° 1' 1.99"
Field of view:6.91 x 6.91 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.6° right of vertical
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Ultraviolet
U
Very Large Telescope
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