Shell around V445 Puppis (March 2007)

Using the NACO adaptive optics instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope and its ability to obtain images as sharp as if taken from space, astronomers looked at a bipolar shell ejected by a “vampire star”, which underwent an outburst after gulping down part of its companion’s matter.

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Id:eso0943g
Tipi:Vëzhgim
Data e Publikimit:17 Nëntor 2009
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Rreth objektit

Emri:V445 Puppis
Tipi:Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable : Nova
Distanca:25000 vite dritë
Kategori:Stars

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Ngjyra & filtera

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Infra të kuqe
Near-IR
Very Large Telescope
NACO