3-D Shape of Achernar (Models)

Model view of Achernar, based on the profile measured with the VLTI. Two different models are shown: in "A", the polar axis is inclined 50° to the line-of-sight; in "B", this angle is 90°.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso0316c
Type:Simulation
Release date:11 June 2003
Related releases:eso0316
Size:1792 x 636 px

About the Object

Name:Achernar
Type:• Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Main Sequence
• X - Stars
Distance:150 light years

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