The remarkable star SDSS J102915+172927 in the constellation of Leo (The Lion)

This picture shows the location of the remarkable star SDSS J102915+172927 within the constellation of Leo (The Lion). The photograph on the left shows the whole constellation and the inset shows the precise location of SDSS J102915+172927 on images from the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

ESO/A. Fujii/Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:eso1132c
Type:Observation
Release date:31 August 2011, 19:00
Related releases:eso1132
Size:5810 x 2576 px

About the Object

Name:SDSS J102915+172927
Type:• Milky Way : Star
• Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
• X - Stars

Image Formats

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Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical
B
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Infrared
Pseudogreen (B+R)
Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
Digitized Sky Survey 2

Notes: The left image was captured by astrophotographer A. Fujii, the right is a DSS image.

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